Who monitors textbook prices?

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Who monitors textbook prices?

According to sources the prices are fixed by the publishers and school owners as per their sweet wish. “And more often than not the publishers in
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Children reap big from Xmas book fair

Rwandan children's book publishers last week organised a 'Christmas and New Year Children's Book Fair' as one way of promoting the culture of
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Miss Piggy Launches Advice Column, Talks How to Make it on Broadway

This isn't Miss Piggy's first rodeo in the advice industry. Her 1981 book Miss Piggy's Guide To Life spent 29 weeks on the New York Times Best-Sellers
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Distributing E-books, and the Success of Pottermore, in China

Much has been said about China's book industry; its potential market size … online before they enter the traditional print-based publishing system.
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Global Kids Connect: A Further Look at Issues and Trends for Children's Publishers

The second annual Global Kids Connect conference, organized by Publishers Weekly and the Bologna Children's Book Fair and held on December 8
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Take note: All's not fair at 2017 boimela

Thanks to demonetization, the Bengali publishers have cut down heavily on the number of new publications. They would publish only one-fifth of the
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Record Publishing hosts drive to fill United Way's Big Red Bookshelf

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Record Publishing hosts drive to fill United Way's Big Red Bookshelf

20, Record Publishing Company is hosting a community book drive to keep these Big Red Bookshelves filled. Book bins will be in the lobby of the
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Shakespeare & Co. Parent Raises Nearly $8M to Grow

Just over a year after Dane Neller, cofounder and CEO of On Demand Books (the maker of the Espresso Book Machine), and a group of backers
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Berg Insight Reveals Good Things This Year… Internet Of Things Reaches 11 Billion Euros

The year's end numbers are summed up in a new research report by Berg Insight regarding mobile operator revenues from the Internet of Things,
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More shuffling at Time Inc. as takeover talk continues

The internal shuffle sends a clear signal that management is very focused on transforming the publisher of People, Time, Sports Illustrated, In Style
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HMRC backs down on colouring books VAT charge

HM Revenue & Customs has backed down on its threat of imposing VAT on colouring books after months of “constructive” talks with the publishing
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2016 NEA Fellowships Announced

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2016 NEA Fellowships Announced

Excerpts from this year's winners can be found at the NEA's Writers' Corner. The application deadline for next year's creative writing fellowships (for
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Publishing and Marketing Director

SSIR is looking for a new publishing and marketing director with the creativity, energy, leadership, and skills to take the media group to the next level
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Aucilla Middle School basketball team wins early games

The Aucilla Christian Academy Middle School Warriors boys basketball team is off to a winning start. Pictured on the front row, from left to right, are:
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Firefighters raise funds for Christmas party

Firefighters from the Cherry Lake and Lee Volunteer Fire Departments collected donations in Lee for the annual Children's Christmas Party, to be held
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LMBC supports two missionaries in South America

Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (LMBC) supports two missionaries in Columbia, South America: Gilberto Pinzon and Julio Mendoza. Pictured
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State's jobless rate drops to 4.6 percent

Florida's jobless rate dropped 0.1 percentage point to 4.6 percent in October, 0.1 percentage points lower than September and 0.3 percentage points
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Crime statistics up in Madison County

Although the number of crimes in the state of Florida dropped during the first six months of 2016, compared to the same time period in 2015, the
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Your local newspaper…

I love the newspaper business. I was raised in it, and know of nothing else but this business. It has become my life, and I wake up every morning and
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Calling Florida's top student chefs

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages innovative chefs in 9th through 12th grades to enter the Florida Department of
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Speaker–Learn Creative Writing

Please keep me in mind if you are ever looking for a dynamic speaker with a background in education and training. I am available for both large and
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Emily Raboteau receives elite writing fellowship

Emily Raboteau, the American Book Award-winning author and Professor of English in The City College of New York's MFA Program in Creative
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Swing Bed program helps rehab patients

Patients and staff at the Madison County Memorial Hospital enjoyed decorating Christmas cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Pictured clockwise, from
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BMG Signs Grammy-Nominated Blink-182 Producer John Feldmann To A&R/Publishing Deal

BMG has signed a new A&R and publishing deal with music producer and songwriter JOHN FELDMANN, whose work on BLINK-182's “California”
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Editor, Physics

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Editor, Physics

We are seeking an ambitious publishing professional with an avid interest in teaching and research developments in physics to join our team and
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Guardian taps ex-Google marketer to head up platforms and partnerships

Pulling out is unrealistic, so believes Johnston Press' chief executive Ashley Highfield, so publishers are instead up-skilling to better understand the
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (BMY) Insider Wendy Pallot Sells 7934 Shares

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc logo Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY) insider Wendy Pallot sold 7,934 shares of the business's stock in a transaction
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Peril In 21st-Century Scientific Publishing – Fake News

A storm is brewing over the horizon for scientific publishing, not yet fully in sight, yet not far away. This storm threatens fundamental principles that
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Shelburne County scribes shine at Writers Read

Pierce is the author of Vox Humana, published by Brick Books in 2011. She taught creative writing at Cape Breton University, has won awards in
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Former Stillwater News Press publisher and editor Jim Bellatti in 1981

James R. “Jim” Bellatti, former publisher and editor of the Stillwater News Press … Bellatti came from a publishing family that operated a newspaper in
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Green Ivy Publishing A+ BBB Self-Publishing Company Launches Publishing Services

Green Ivy Publishing, an A+ BBB rated self-publishing company, launched a wide range of publishing services aimed at new and experienced writers
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In Memoriam: Sydney Blair, 'The Heart' of UVA's Creative Writing Program

Sydney Blair directed UVA's Creative Writing Program from 1991 to 1995 and from 2006 to 2009. (Photo courtesy of the Creative Writing Program).
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Global Book Publishers Market Report 2017 – Research and Markets

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Global Book Publishers Market Report 2017 – Research and Markets

Where is the largest and fastest growing market for book publishers? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other
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Lionsgate's 'The Kingkiller Chronicle' TV Series Sets John Rogers As Showrunner

As previously announced, the feature film will be based on the trilogy of best-sellers, while the television series will expand on the world outside of the
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First Amendment battle: N.J. judge bars newspaper from publishing articles

First Amendment battle: N.J. judge bars newspaper from publishing articles The U.S. Supreme Court is pictured in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8.
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Senate passes mandate for publishing government data

The Congressional Budget Office has scored S.2852 and concluded there would be no significant budgetary impact to preparing and publishing
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Self-published author opts for print over digital

It's tough to write a book. It's even tougher trying to sell it. For many writers, the publishing process can be an uphill climb. Traditional publishing routes
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Skyhorse Teams With Thank You, Brain! Productions To Develop TV, Film And Digital Assets

13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Skyhorse Publishing, one of the fastest-growing independent book publishers in the country, is extending its brand into the
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Roanoke Regional Writers Conference

Class topics vary from fiction, biography, memoir, copyrighting, editing, publishing (traditional and self-publishing), and poetry. In addition, we're proud
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Creative Life Publishing and Learning Institute Launches New Book Battlestrong By Dave Frett

Tricia Andreassen, CEO of Creative Life Publishing and Learning Institute is a part of the launch for this book as well as in development work with Frett
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The Story of Fantagraphics, the Company That Changed Comics

Since the early 1980s, Fantagraphics has been at the forefront of publishing … Commissioned 12 years ago for the company's 30th anniversary
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English Society, George Du Maurier, Harper & Brothers Publishers New York

English Society, George Du Maurier, Harper & Brothers Publishers New York. Type of Resource. still image. Genre. Lithographs. Date Issued.
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Barry Holmes, Cassell editor for Poems on the Underground, dies

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Barry Holmes, Cassell editor for Poems on the Underground, dies

Nigel Wilcockson, publishing director at Random House Books, previously senior commissioning editor at Cassell during the mid-1990s, paid tribute
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Ice Cream Jubilee Selling Milkshakes to Benefit Local Nonprofit

“Ice Cream Jubilee stands behind 826DC's mission to support kids' creative writing skills and help them imagine and create a more magical world.”.
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: Dec. 13

Each Tuesday, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Want to
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Joe Zeff to reopen Joe Zeff Design studio next month, in Times Square building as Scrollmotion

“I'm also excited to re-engage with longtime JZD clients — the world's leading publishers, universities, and sports and entertainment companies.”.
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Wiley partners with ASBMR on new open-access journal for bone and musculoskeletal research

JBMR Plus will publish original research, reviews, detailed protocols and methods, and special articles in basic, translational and clinical science
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YouTube Inks Royalty Agreement With NMPA

The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) has inked an agreement with Alphabet Inc. subsidiary Google's (GOOG) video streaming platform
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Review: Now for the Disappointing Part

That hadn't been the plan: Barker graduated with a degree in creative writing, and he longed to make a living from it. His dad had been a Company
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Books on the Underground to hand out self-published titles

The not-for-profit organisation has been working with large and small publishers, as well as film promoters and authors since 2012 when it was
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Laugh this Christmas with the Kossi Akplah & Friends Live in Comedy Show

Slated for December 24, 2016, at Kuku's Nest (Industrial Area, Accra), the event is one that marries creative writing with comedy as the website will
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Publishing industry strikes back: Star Wars books hit shelves ahead of 'Rogue One'

From an epic consideration of a concept artist to a charming showcase for old trading cards, there is a Star Wars book for every fan — or there will be.
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The lines are blurring between publisher and agency

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The lines are blurring between publisher and agency

In a bid to transform branded or sponsored content into significant advertising revenue, major publishers are investing heavily in developing in-house
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16-storey tower complex approved for Liverpool's iconic skyline

A private rented sector (PRS) development on Liverpool's historic waterfront has been given the greenlight. Liverpool City Council has today
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Sheridan launches first-ever BA program that combines writing and publishing

When Sheridan College's four-year Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing Program begins in September of 2017 at its Hazel McCallion
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Light Novels, The Japanese Teen Craze You've Never Heard Of, Make A Splash In English

“Currently there is a very low level of publishing of light novels in English … both a subscription service and an ebook publishing business,” he said.
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Senior Event & PR Manager (B2C leading publishers)

Senior Event & PR Manager (B2C leading publishers) in Full Time, Press / Media Relations, Senior Press Officer, Consumer with Regan & Dean
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Capcom's Marketing Chief: Some Publishers Will Be Gutted To See the Sales of Some Franchises …

This Fall season has been quite the disappointment for some of the biggest publishers in the gaming industry, with lower than anticipated sales for
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41st Kolkata Book Fair to Open Under Shadow of Demonetisation

Organised by the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, the 12-day long event will be inaugurated at Milan Mela grounds on the city's eastern fringes on
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History of New England College Published

Authored by NEC Professor Cynthia Burns Martin, a new history of New England College has been published by Arcadia Publishing as part of its
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Exploring open access publishing in Asia with Samuel Gan from Scientific Phone Apps and Mobile …

Exploring open access publishing in Asia with Samuel Gan from Scientific Phone … How has open access influenced academic publishing in Asia?
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Evolve Dev Announces Fantasy FPS for Free-to-Play Publisher

By Matt Porter Turtle Rock Studios has announced it is developing a fantasy first-person shooter with publishing partner Perfect World Entertainment.
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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: 'Caring for Caring' by Jane Edwards

That the small, handsome book is self-published and that the author has been known to hand it out free of charge is an intriguing facet in Jane
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Google has no plans to use publisher URLs for AMP, despite little speed gain

One of the biggest disadvantages for publishers in using AMP — the accelerated mobile pages format — is that Google will not show a publisher's
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HMRC climbs down on retrospective colouring book VAT charge

Booksellers and publishers can breathe a sigh of relief with news that HM Revenue and Customs has decided not to recover any tax owed on
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Sheffield architectural metalwork supplier lands £400k growth investment

Sheffield-based Architectural Fabrications Ltd has secured a £400k investment from UK Steel Enterprise to help it cope with growing customer
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Dr. James W. Garner Releases WAKE UP CALL

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Dr. James W. Garner's prescient work is a detailed elucidation into the coming changes the world
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L.A. Times: We regret publishing pro-Japanese internment letters

Times staff writer Carolina A. Miranda's story, titled “Our national parks can also be reminders of America's history of race and civil rights,” depicts the
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