Abrams will launch Appleseed Books, a new imprint geared towards babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, in Spring 2012. The imprint will publish 8-10 titles annually, mixing board books, novelty books, and young picture books as originals, reprints or branded series.
The winners of the Bancroft Prize for History are Eric Foner‘s The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery; Sara Dubow‘s Ourselves Unborn and Christopher Tomlins‘ Freedom Bound. Each author will receive $10,000.
Managing a Dental Practice: The Genghis Khan Way by Michael R. Young won the Diagram Prize for the year’s oddest book title.
BookNet Canada will launch its interactive digital catalogue CataList, which aggregates bibliographic data supplied to publishers by ONIX and gives up-to-date information to retailers and sales reps, by the end of the month.
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Audible audiobooks are now available for download via Kindle Wi-Fi.
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