McDonalds is giving away 20 million copies of four original children’s books about nutrition, while a similar giveaway in the 1970s focused on classics. Are our cultural priorities changing?
Books in Browsers showcased several, new big ideas for digital publishing, including ‘Network Tense,’ ‘Collaborative Architecture,’ ‘Book Hacks’ and more.
Confusing licensing rules, walled gardens, limited bundling, subscriptions, and library borrowing, buggy platforms. Why do we put up with this ebook nonsense?
After years of being blocked by a hostile government, a PEN International Center has finally opened in Myanmar, with 23 active members.
British multi-platform publisher YUDU is favoring publishing in the robust iBooks platform over stand-alone apps, which entail greater expense and risk.
John Styring, CEO of IglooBooks, talks about the process of acquiring another press, having just completed a successful acquisition of France’s Elcy Editions.
Despite strict censorship, Western authors are increasingly looking to have a shot at the fast-growing book market in China, says PP editor-in-chief Ed Nawotka in Deutsche Welle.
Porter Anderson looks at reactions to the news of Larry Kirshbaum’s departure from Amazon Publishing, plus problems with print, and more.
University presses may seem like a stodgy lot, but the AAUP will put their innovation on display during its 2nd annual University Press Week this November 10-16.
A new exhibition at the New York Public Library is dedicated to why children’s books. In The Smart Set, Paula Marantz Cohen writes more about how influential children’s books are.