Monthly Archives: May 2011

Books still big business in 2010

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn writes about a “print isn’t dead” report from Bowker, the company that produces Books in Print. Some of the numbers may surprise you.

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What Oprah has done for books

On this, the final day of Oprah’s long-running network TV show, I have a confession: I have never watched an Oprah show, not even one of her famous book discussions. But so many other people have watched Oprah’s show that … Continue reading

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Anthony Award Nominees Announced

A list of this year’s nominations for the annual Anthony Awards for mystery writing. The winners will be announced at the 2011 annual mystery convention, Bouchercon, to be held in St. Louis September 15-18.

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Publishers Make a Plan: A ‘One Stop’ Book Site

Publishers have spent a lot of time and money building their own company Web sites with fresh information on their books and authors. The trouble is, very few book buyers visit them. In search of an alternative, three major publishers … Continue reading

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