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Evidence That Publishing Isn't Dying After All?

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 09.17.2011 | Books

FOR decades, even after it was renamed and relocated from its original home at Radcliffe, the Columbia Publishing Course seemed unchanging, a genteel ...

Were Bloomsbury's Pottermore Complaints Unwarranted?

ibtimes.com | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

Bloomsbury Publishing said today sales reflect current retail weakness, with the launch of Pottermore.com boosting children's backlist sales....

Digital Exists, But What's The Real Game Changer?

FutureBook | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

It was after the FutureBook Innovation Workshop a few weeks ago that The Bookseller cornered me in the pub....

Pottermore...Potterwhat?

newyorker.com | Posted by Stacey Mickelbart | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

If you have ever worked in publishing, you know that the hours are long but that they don’t start early. ...

UPDATED: Bookstores Infuriated Over Pottermore

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Author J.K. Rowling has joined the 21st century on her own special terms. Array...

Pottermore: If Big Authors Do Not Need Big Publishers, Then What Are Big Publishers For?

FutureBook | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

If the rumours are true (and they would seem to be) and JK Rowling has sidelined the publishing industry to put the Harry Potter series into electroni...

Authors: Throw Yourself Upon the Gears of Big Publishing

Mark Coker | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

Until recently, if a publisher refused to publish an author's book, it limited an author's ability to reach readers. Now, the e-book printing press is free and available to all.

What Authors and Readers Need to Know About eBooks

Anne Hill | Posted 06.17.2011 | Books
Anne Hill

The smart money says that things will get worse before they get better. Publishers will have to start thinking more like software start-ups. Are you ready for some aspirin yet?

Seeing Red -- "Hey Readers: Are you Out There?"

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Something like seaweed -- green, slippery, and heavily seasoned in what looks like soy sauce -- is served for lunch, side by side with a small mountain of brown rice. She takes a small bite.

Is It Time to Throw Out Your Books?

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.03.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

Soon after Amazon announced it was selling 143 ebooks for every 100 hardcovers, a writer friend with a new iPad told me she had gotten rid of five shelves of books.

The Author Uprising Against Big Publishing

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

At the heart of every revolution is a loss of faith in the prevailing regime. And a revolution is brewing that will topple Big Publishing as we know it.

To E-Book or Not to E-Book... Are Authors Losing Out?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

That is the question. There are many advantages to writing or translating your book to a digital version: shorter to-market turn time, less cost, e-b...

Why You Want a Big Book Publisher to Reject Your Book

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Shore

You should know that nobody in book publishing gives one quick puckered kiss how you feel about your book. Agents and publishers want authors with a platform -- period.

Mass Paperback Publisher Goes All Digital

Wall Street Journal | Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As digital books continue to gain market share, one of the country's oldest mass paperback publishers is abandoning its traditional print books and ma...

Sharp Corporation To Enter eBook Market With Interactive Digital Platform

Market Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sharp Corporation has developed XMDF, a next-generation e-book format (hereinafter "Next-generation XMDF") with advanced features that allow users to ...

Is Amazon Good For Customers?

The Nation | Colin Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The customer has always been king in the Bezos ethos, and the formula for keeping the king happy is straightforward. "Amazon gives the customers what ...

Apple Rejects CNET Editor's Book For Racy Content, Author Gets Book Deal

David Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Carnoy

I just wanted to say thanks for a little something Apple did to help a fledgling novelist.

My Publishing Journey from eBooks to pBooks

Boyd Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Boyd Morrison

Twenty-five publishers turned down my thriller novel, The Ark. If you're not familiar with New York publishing, that's everybody.

eBook-Only Publishers Cropping Up Everywhere

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A recent article from Publishers Weekly announced the launch of Carina Press, a new imprint of romance publisher Harlequin that will exclusively publi...