SIMON & SCHUSTER BACKLIST NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES OYSTER AND SCRIBD
Simon & Schuster, Inc., announced that its backlist eBook titles are now being made available to consumers via the subscription services Oyster and Scribd. Both services offer flat-rate plans that allow consumers to read an unlimited number of eBooks, and today’s announcement marks the first time that Simon & Schuster has offered its eBooks to consumers via this form of subscription service.
Simon & Schuster’s participation with the two services is global and will include backlist eBooks from Simon & Schuster companies worldwide, with eBooks made available to consumers in all countries where Simon & Schuster holds eBook rights, and where Oyster and Scribd offer their subscription services to consumers.
"We are excited to offer this impressive list of Simon & Schuster's titles to our audience of 80 million readers around the world on Apple, Android and Kindle Fire devices, as well as the web. This Simon & Schuster partnership is a significant opportunity for its publishers and authors to monetize, and for our readers to discover even more books to love,” said Trip Adler, co-founder and CEO of Scribd.
“We are thrilled about this landmark partnership with Simon & Schuster which will bring to our subscribers some of the most iconic titles and authors in the world,” said Eric Stromberg, CEO of Oyster.
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