Tag Archives: Ana Maria Allessi

People Roundup, Mid-October 2012

PEOPLE Chris Lloreda, VP, Associate Publisher of Atria Books, is retiring at the end of this year, though she will continue to work on projects through February. Following the announcement of a distribution deal with Random House Publisher Services, for the launch of Quercus U.S., Publishing Director Richard Green tells Publishing Trends “we will be…Continue Reading

Making BEA As Simple As ABC: Quick Links to all things BookExpo America 2012

As though navigating endless booths at the Javits Center isn’t an overwhelming enough endeavor, throw in many collocated events with various websites and it’s easy to see how you can feel a little lost preparing for the 2012 BookExpo America (BEA). With the big event quickly approaching, we thought we would pull together a quick…Continue Reading

Full Cast vs. Podcast: Digital Audiobook Update

It’s over, tape worms. Audio Renaissance published its last cassette this year: Janet Evanovich’s Lean Mean Thirteen. Random House Audio reports a format breakdown of 85% CDs and 15% digital downloads, with tape sales negligible. Retailers don’t sell cassettes, duplicators don’t duplicate them, and publishers don’t produce them anymore. Audible.com, often considered the benchmark of…Continue Reading

iPod Nation

Sleek, Digital Audio Players Could Be ‘Cable TV for Books’ The book-on-tape is a dying breed. But another analog-era ending is no tear-jerker for the audiobook industry, according to publishers and retailers who are witnessing an array of new audio formats such as MP3 CDs, digital downloads, and even satellite radio feeds that are swiftly…Continue Reading

Book View: August 2003

People Mary Albi has been named VP Sales & Marketing in the New York office of the Continuum International Publishing Group. She was most recently VP Sales & Marketing at Phaidon Press . . . Roy Levenson has been named VP Finance & Operations at Barnes & Noble Publishing, reporting to Alan Kahn. He was…Continue Reading