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Independent Publishers Tap Angela Bole as New Director

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) has named Angela Bole as its new executive director, replacing Florrie Binford Kichler, who is retiring in June. Ms. Bole, who currently serves as deputy executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, will...

News Corp Settles Phone Hacking Case

New York, NY/April 22, 2013--News Corp. has settled a shareholder lawsuit brought in 2011 stemming from claims against its board related to the out-of-control phone hacking scandal and other matters. The $139 million that News Corp. will receive (from insurance...

Yale Publishing Course to focus on digital disruptions

New Haven, Conn./April 18, 2013--The curriculum for this year’s Yale Publishing Course (YPC) sessions, Leadership Strategies in Magazine & Digital Publishing / July 14 – 19 and Leadership Strategies in Book Publishing / July 21 – 26, concentrates...

SIMON & SCHUSTER, LIBRARIES Launch eBook Program

NEW YORK, April 15—Simon & Schuster, together with The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and the Queens Library, announced today a one-year pilot program under which the publishing company’s complete catalog of ebooks will be made...

Draft of Global Book Subject Codes Released

London, England (April 16, 2013) – The acting Board of Directors for Thema (a Board created to support the Thema Global Subject Scheme standard) announced at the London Book Fair today that a pilot draft of the Thema standard has been published. The Thema...

Elsevier, O’Reilly Sign Ebook Deal

New York, New York – April 15, 2013 – NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Pinterest is now available on NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK...

Barnes & Noble Pinterest App Now Available for Nook

New York, New York – April 15, 2013 – NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Pinterest is now available on NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK...

McGraw-Hill to Report First Quarter Earnings

NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) announced today that its first quarter 2013 results will be issued on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 via news release at approximately 7:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The news release will be...

2013 NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL SETS FEST

NEW YORK (April 9, 2013)_ The 2013 New York Book Festival will hold a day festival on Saturday, June 22 at the Radisson Martinique on Broadway hotel for its annual event honoring books that deserve greater recognition from the world's publishing capital. Those...

Julia Jäkel Joins Bertelsmann Management

Gütersloh, April 10, 2013 – Julia Jäkel, CEO of Gruner + Jahr, is joining Bertelsmann’s Group Management Committee (GMC) with immediate effect. Bertelsmann owns Random House in the USA. Thomas Rabe, Bertelsmann's CEO, says: “I am...