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Should You Write a Memoir or a Novel? 4 Key Questions

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.03.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

Memoirs and novels both require skilled story telling. So how do you decide which form fits your story best? Consider these four key questions.

7 Signs That You're Not Ready to Publish

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

It's good to remember that publishing isn't just about finding the right place to print and publish your book. It's about a lot more than that. Publishing is a business.

Barnes And Noble:

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

B&N was the bookseller whose massive expansion into superstores in the '80s and '90s was seen as the catalyst for the closure of numerous independent ...

If Borders Folds, Should We Mourn?

Washington City Paper | Lydia DePillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Borders Books and Music is in trouble. It's not done well in the rough-and-tumble world of online bookselling, and according to the people who follow ...

Used Booksellers Threatened By Utah Law

blogs.publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookseller Ken Sanders, who owns Ken Sanders Rare Books, posted a call to action on his Web site earlier this week alerting customers to a Utah state...

Life After Borders

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although Borders has been struggling financially for years, for the first time the book industry is openly, and in many cases actively, planning for w...

CES 2011: Measuring Success By Number Of Deals Made For Books Businesses

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As technology becomes an integral part of both creating and distributing content, the deals and partnerships that get the content onto different devic...

Publishers Said About Borders Proposal: 'Not Going To Fly'

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Publishers seemed unimpressed with Borders proposals that seek new financing and payment terms. According to sources familiar with negotiations, Borde...

eBooks

The Jakarta Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among avid readers, the question of whether e-books would eventually replace the printed page remains a hotly debated subject. Many readers simply don...

Borders Bookstore Out Of Cash?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is Borders out of cash? Going under? In early December they announced they might make a play to buy Barnes & Noble. The end of 2010 brought a liquidit...

The Daily Beast: Most Anticipated Books Of 2011

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The mistletoe has been put away, the presents unwrapped, the New Year's Champagne uncorked, and you still haven't quite finished Franzen's Freedom. Bu...

Book Publishers Scramble For Chinese Readers

nytimes.com | DAN LEVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The novel "The Persian Boy," by Mary Renault, has it all. In the West, the book, which is filled with scenes of pederasty and homosexual passion, rais...

Mark Twain And George Bush Duke It Out For The Top

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Port Mortuary" by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam Adult)...

New Publishing Venture

sethgodin.typepad.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Working with a great team at Amazon, I'm launching a new publishing venture called The Domino Project. I think it fundamentally changes many of the ru...

Failing Bookstore Bought By Two Best Friends

Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After years of buying books at Narnia Children's Books in Richmond's Museum District, best friends Jill Stefanovich and Jenesse Evertson have bought t...

Bookstore Opening In Illinois!

My Journal Courier | GREG OLSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

Literati will soon have a reason to visit the Jacksonville square, thanks to a Jacksonville couple's plans to open a bookstore. Jim and Sally Nurss...

Best Bookstores Of The World

Lonely Planet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, a...

Barnes And Noble 'Poison Pill' Approved By Shareholders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc.'s shareholders have ratified a shareholder rights plan, finally making the so-called "poison pill" off...

Bookseller Joseph Beth Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Joseph-Beth Group has filed for federal bankruptcy protection while the bookseller restructures with fewer stores. The Cincinnati-based company s...

Barnes And Noble Has Become Like Indie To Local Residents

csmonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, however, as e-books begin to capture their share of the bookselling market, the distinction between big-box booksellers and the smaller guys ma...

What Does Keith Richards Have That Dogs Don't?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Confession" by John Grisham (Doubleday)...

News Corp Buries HarperCollins' Earnings

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A number of major book publishers reported earnings this week and, by and large, the news was good, if not spectacular. But HarperCollins, which was s...

Literary Underdogs

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The eight books chosen for the inaugural Fiction Uncovered will be announced in spring 2011 and go into a Waterstone's "3 for 2" promotion. Foyles and...

Literary Prize Honorees Unavailable At Indie Bookstores

Quill & Quire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When the indie-dominated shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced on Oct. 5, a number of booksellers expressed concern that the smaller...

The Week's Hottest Reads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Safe Haven" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)...