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Swim Week Miami: Most Sink, Trina Turk Rises (VIDEO)

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Cohen

Inspired by the glitz and glam of Acapulco in the 70's, Ms. Turk's plunging halter-top suits, flowy maxi dresses and bejeweled bikinis in bright and bold prints were alive and sophisticated.

To My Son, Who Lost His Shirt, and Found "The Zeroes"

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lea Lane

Dear Randall, That weekend I spent with you, Jen and the girls in February, 2009 you were still reeling from the loss of your business, your dream, y...

British Publishers On What They Want From The New Government

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The new government must push further on a range of issues from digital piracy to VAT, regardless of who holds the keys to 10 ­Downing Street, key fig...

What You Expected? Half Of iPad iBooks Sold Are Novels

O'Reilly Radar | Ben Lorica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Comments from other readers gave me the idea to map the 100+ iBooks categories to the more familiar BISAC categories. Doing so means over half of all...

Penguin eBooks Are No. 1 On iPad, But Publisher Gets Zero Love From Amazon

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the one hand, Penguin (PSO) has many reasons to feel good right now. A preliminary first-quarter earnings report released by its parent company, Pe...

Amazon Cuts Prices On Penguin Hardcovers

The Wall Street Journal | JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the latest round of the book pricing wars, Amazon.com Inc. has begun selling a number of new hardcover books published this month by Pearson PLC's ...

David Davidar's Writing Vulnerable To Criticism Now That Penguin Fired Him

Indian Express | Leher Kala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The newspapers might have lost interest but Indian blogs and social networking sites are still full of salacious details about publisher-writer David ...

The Best Publishers On Twitter And Facebook (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday, we ran a feature on publishers' websites, looking at what purpose they serve and who they're trying to reach. Today, we thought we'd look...

Book Publishing Websites: The Best And Worst (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann and Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Everyone in book publishing has a website. We know Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound and Borders among others sell books on the web. Authors have web...

David Davidar Statement On Sexual Harassment Charges: Relationship Was 'Consensual,' 'Flirtatious'

Toronto Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Davidar, who is being sued for sexual harassment by Rundle, said through Downard that his "flirtatious relationship" with Rundle was "consensual" and ...

Penguin To Give Free eBooks To Needy Kids

Penguin Group | Mark Nieker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We Give Books enables anyone with access to the internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online. The free...

Worst Typo Ever In A Cookbook? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The BBC reported on Saturday that An Australian publisher has had to pulp and reprint a cook-book after one recipe listed "salt and freshly ground bl...

'Artemis Fowl' Chosen By British Children As Best Puffin Book Of All Time

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The children of Britain have spoken, choosing Eoin Colfer's modern bestseller Artemis Fowl as their favourite Puffin of all time ahead of classic titl...

Previous Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Penguin Canada's David Davidar Came From Former Assistant

Toronto Star | Vit Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A former employee of Penguin Canada has come forward, identifying herself as the second woman to make claims of sexual harassment against ousted presi...

Will Lack Of London Flights Threaten Book Fair Attendance?

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Some book publishing officials have given up on attending next week's London Book Fair because of the volcanic ash from Iceland that has ...

Prior Sexual Harassment Against Penguin Canada's Davidar Emerges

Quill & Quire | Scott MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Though the media frenzy surrounding the sexual harassment charges brought against former Penguin Canada president David Davidar by former employee Lis...

Publishing Industry Stunned By Penguin's David Davidar's Departure

Globe and Mail | John Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tight-knit Canadian publishing industry roiled with speculation and dismay yesterday following the surprise news that David Davidar, the former he...

Penguin's New eBooks Not Available On Amazon

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an email to agents and authors, Penguin explained that they have not reached an eBook agreement with Amazon.com for the sale of Kindle editions of ...

Forget Apple vs. Amazon: Publishers Just Want A Universal eBook Format

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The industry has been going through a tumultuous period as Apple and Amazon duke it out for dominance in the nascent market for electronic books. Bot...

Penguin Reaches eBooks Deal With Amazon

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin books said on Wednesday it reached a deal with Amazon.com to again sell its new titles for Amazon's Kindle e-book reader in another step in bo...

Are You App Happy? You Should Be

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Brodey

in 2010, eBooks are now the largest content category at the App store -- beating out games. Pretty amazing.

SXSWi: Will Publishers Miss The Chance To Connect With Digital Audience

Los Angeles Times | Peter Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year I was invited to join a discussion at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival about the future of book publishing. An offshoot of the mo...

Penguin Launches Science Book Imprint

Crain's New York Business | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin Group USA is making another bet on niche publishing. At a time when most houses are looking to cut back on titles, the publisher is launching...

Penguin Re-Defines The eBook: Is It Still A Book?

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As reported this week, Penguin's CEO John Makinson previewed a new vision of eBooks. He was quoted as saying: We will be embedding audio, video and...

iPad Books Preview: Penguin Reveals New Interactive Books (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a presentation in London on Tuesday, Penguin CEO John Makinson revealed some amazing new books that are in development for the iPad. Not simply eBo...