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People Roundup, November 2013

PEOPLE Scribner President Susan Moldow announced that Stacy Creamer, VP and Publisher of Touchstone, will be leaving the company and that Moldow would serve as Interim Publisher. Yale University Press announced that it has appointed Benjamin Schwarz as Consulting Editor, based in LA, where he will acquire books in the areas of history, biography, and…Continue Reading

New Month, New Toys: Who’s winning in this month’s war of the ereaders?

Everyone seems to have thrown their hats into the ring this month with several new devices making their debut in the ereader market. September started with a bang with the big Amazon press conference, where four new devices were introduced, including the Kindle Paperwhite ereader and Kindle Fire HD tablet. In addition, Amazon is boasting…Continue Reading

The Sleeping Giant Wakes—what does this mean for the war of the ereaders?

It was the press conference heard round the tech/publishing world last Wednesday when Jeff Bezos announced the Kindle Touch, a dedicated touch screen ereader, and Kindle Fire, the long awaited Amazon tablet. These new products, combined with surprisingly low price points, are enough to be a real game changer, causing Barnes & Noble’s stock to…Continue Reading

Muhammad Ali? George Foreman? Who are this month’s heavyweights in the e-reader market?

This past month in the e-reader market, Amazon has already set itself ahead of the pack with the launch of its HTML5 cloud-based e-reader system in response to Apple’s new in-app subscription rules. While the Kindle Cloud Reader definitely wags its finger at Apple, asserting Amazon’s refusal to give Apple 30% of its revenue, many…Continue Reading