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How To Prepare for a Publishing Job While Living Outside of New York City

Just like you might have to move to Detroit to design cars or Silicon Valley to work for major computer companies, you may end up having to move to New York City or Boston to track down book publishing jobs and internships with major publishing houses. 1,980 more words

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His Contrition No Doubt Was Sincere

Rachel Swarns of the New York Times reports a policy reversal at the Book Culture stores.

“I’m an extremely progressive liberal and the best kind,” said Mr.

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The Bare Bones of Books and Publishing- Let's Not Lose Sight

I would like to say at the beginning if this post, these are all my own views.

What are the bare bones? Well, the books being shipped to retailers and sold for money. 270 more words

Book Buying Trends, Part II

Kristyn Iodice
Book Publicist

We recently launched a survey to help us identify book buying trends among readers. Many of you requested insight into the responses that we received, and we are happy to deliver! 544 more words

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Ebook Subscription Services: Lopping Off the Long Tail

Amazon has recently launched an ebook subscription service following hot on the heels of Scribd and start-up Oyster. For around $US9.95 per month readers are able to access as many ebooks as they want with each catalogue limited to backlist titles (books older than 12 months). 745 more words

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And the Thot Plickens - Updates on the Amazon-Hachette Dispute

Bad News For Amazon

Currently, the Amazon-Hachette dispute seems to be leaning in Amazon’s favor (my opinion), despite the fact that a whole bunch of literary heavyweights have taken up the cause of the Big Five publisher. 350 more words

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Juliet McKenna on "Waterstones and Gender Equality: the good, the bad, and the business case for doing better."

Juliet E. McKenna has a hell of point to make regarding the amount of business sense it makes for book retailers to increase the diversity of their promotion tables: 144 more words

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