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How to Get Successfully Published TODAY: Big 5, Indy, or Self-Publish?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

It's the greatest time in history to be a writer. There are more ways to get published than ever before. While it's great to have so many options, it's also confusing. But when you break these many different ways down, they sort themselves out into just three primary paths.

Cover Reveal: SKANDAL by Lindsay Smith

EricSmith | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
EricSmith

YA bloggers were buzzing about the book! Sekret tells the story of a young Russian girl who can read minds and gets wrapped up in Cold War espionage.

Apple Settles E-book Antitrust Case

Reuters | Supriya Kurane | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology

(Adds Re/Code report) By Supriya Kurane June 17 (Reuters) - Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. stat...

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Crotty's Kids Right of Passage at SXSW Education Film Fest

Mike Smith | Posted 05.01.2014 | Education
Mike Smith

Crotty's Kids, debuting this week March 5 at the Alamo Drafthouse at the South by Southwest (SXSW) confab in Austin, TX, is both a documentary film an...

Disappearing Acts: Talking Storytelling, Spanish Harlem, and Prep School Suspensions with Author Greg Takoudes

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 11.15.2013 | Books
Stacy Parker Le Melle

To get out. To start fresh someplace new, someplace purportedly better. This dream has driven migration for centuries. Whether we're escaping the fie...

Final Publisher Settles With DoJ

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 04.10.2013 | Books

WASHINGTON — The government has reached a proposed settlement with Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan, one of five maj...

BEA 2012: Young Adult Editor's Buzz

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Hoyt Hilsman

The truth is that this dispute is not about saving literature or the sanctity of the literary world, it is about the publishers' business model.

Apple Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over eBook Price-Fixing

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The government says avid best-seller readers who use electronic books have been getting ripped off. Tina Fey's "Bossy Pants," Tim T...

PHOTO: Is This Steve Jobs Book Cover A Rip Off?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Books

Publishers Weekly reveals that Macmillan imprint Feiwel and Friends is releasing a new biography of Steve Jobs - this time aimed at a young adult audi...

Casey Anthony Book Coming Soon

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by ADAM W. KEPLER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

The Casey Anthony book blitz has begun. St. Martin's Press said it had acquired a book about Ms. Anthony, the Florida mother who was found not guilty ...

What Makes The Newest "Sweet Valley High" Spinoff Different?

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

If the recent spinoff of the “Sweet Valley High” young-adult series wasn’t enough for nostalgic fans, there is another revival in the works....

Guess Who’s Exhibiting At BookExpo America For The First Time?

paidContent | Laura Hazard Owen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books

Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), which almost never appears at industry conferences unless it is doing the hosting, will exhibit this year at BookExpo America, the...

Yale Gets $50M Gift For Management School

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A member of Yale University's Class of 1964 has given a $50 million gift to the Ivy League school toward the construction of ...

Amazon's eBook Deal With Andrew Wylie Bad For Business Says ABA President

Bookselling This Week | Dan Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week's news of literary agent Andrew Wylie's exclusive agreement with Amazon.com to publish Kindle editions of 20 backlist titles by notable wri...

Random House, Macmillan Rage Against Amazon's Deal With Agent Andrew Wylie

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — (AP) It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency. Random House, the country's leading trade publisher, announced Th...

Macmillan Replaces Damaged Thrift Store Book

The Consumerist | Carey Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An anonymous reader picked up a copy of Ben Bova's Mars Life from the Salvation Army without realizing that it was missing thirty-two pages. Books don...

Can The Internet Save The Book?

Salon | Julie Klausner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his 2008 book, "Here Comes Everybody," Shirky imagined a world without traditional economic or political organizations. Two years later and Shirky ...

Macmillan UK Admits To Paying Bribes For Textbook Deal In Sudan

Reuters | Andrew Heavens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The World Bank said it had banned British publisher Macmillan from taking up its contracts for six years after the company said it paid bribes to secu...

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...

Amazon Includes Disclaimer on eBooks Priced by Publisher

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the agency model takes effect today on many eBooks, Amazon has begun labeling eBooks priced by publishers with a new disclaimer--disavowing their r...

Macmillan Loves The Flatiron Building, Despite Its Eccentricities

The New York Times | Helene Stapinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Flatiron Building's triangular shape, designed by Daniel Burnham, and its location at the junction of Broadway and Fifth Avenue at 23rd Street, ha...

Bedtime for Bezos: OR Books Says "Thanks, But No Thanks" to Amazon

Colin Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Colin Robinson

In starting our new publishing company we looked hard at what Amazon costs a small publisher, and what it provides in return. We decided it wasn't worth it; that we would be better off on our own.

Why eBooks Failed In 2000, And What It Means For 2010

Michael Mace's Blog | Michael Mace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although some of the barriers that stopped ebooks in 2000 have been reduced, most of them are still in place. So I think the market isn't likely to gr...