FRANKFURT, Nov 22- Pottermore, J.K. Rowling's digital publishing company, expects to turn a profit in its current fiscal year, buoyed by rising sales of audio books and new ebooks that build on the nearly 20- year-old Harry Potter franchise, the company said on Tuesday. "If ebooks can work for anyone, they are going to work for Harry Potter", said Joseph Evans, a...
Art by writer and veteran Kurt Vonnegut is the center of a new exhibit at Chicago's National Veterans Art Museum, which opened on Veterans Day.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 8- The gates to J.K. Rowling's wizarding world are set to re-open with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," but the jury is still out on whether the five-movie spinoff will conjure up the magic that turned "Harry Potter" into a global entertainment phenomenon. With no best-selling books this time around, "Fantastic Beasts," featuring a...
A federal jury awarded $3-million in damages to a former University of Virginia associate dean on Monday.
Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a quarterly loss as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales. Revenue in the company's news and information division, which accounts for about two-thirds of total revenue, fell 5.3 percent to $1.22 billion in its first...
Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 2.4 percent fall in quarterly revenue as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales. Spending on newspaper advertising in the United States is expected to fall 11 percent this year to about $12 billion, according to media...
Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 2.4 percent fall in quarterly revenue as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising revenue. The company, controlled by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, said on Monday its revenue fell to $1.97 billion in its first fiscal quarter...
Bob Dylan may have caused the authority behind the Nobel Prize for Literature to have second thoughts.
In total, the Harry Potter franchise has produced a staggering $25 billion in sales so far.
The surprise decision makes Dylan the only singer-songwriter to win the award.
Audio books are starting to represent the future of "reading" for those who don't have time to spare, says Digital Book World's Ted Hill.
Speaking to Econsultancy’s Ashley Friedlein, Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak talks about how he and Steve Jobs have been portrayed in books and film.
BRUSSELS, Oct 4- Amazon is talking to European Union antitrust regulators about settling a year-long investigation into its e-book deals with publishers without a fine, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move comes as Amazon is also under scrutiny over its tax deal with Luxembourg, which may result in the U.S. online retailer paying millions...
Bestselling author Dan Brown is scheduled to release a new book in September 2017.
The three-bedroom house used as the Dursleys' home in the first Harry Potter movie is on sale for $620-thousand.
Bill Griffeth discusses the story behind his new book, "The Stranger in My Genes."
Billionaire Bill Gates' summer book menu offers plenty of brain fodder for book lovers to absorb in the fall and beyond.
"Trump Revealed" co-authors Marc Fisher and Michael Kranish talk about revelations in their new book about Donald Trump's life.
Tickets to the hit theater show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' are being re-listed at up to $10,000.
The Republican presidential nominee paid $55,055 on copies of his own book to give as parting gifts at the RNC.