Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront megapublishing and bookselling.
News, trends and opinions on book publishing from around the world. Our feature articles are written by journalists, authors, digital innovators and publishing professionals, each with specific knowledge and experience in their respective international markets.
Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today’s Internet-dominated marketplace.
Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities.
At the Hollywood L.I.T. Retreat producers, filmmakers and more shared inspiration for building a career and getting your story to the silver screen.
Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.
A new start-up in South Africa, Book Dash, focuses on creating and giving away free, high-quality books to needy children and encourages them to become lifelong readers
The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.
What’s it like to sell over 200 million books worldwide? Dan Brown speaks with Publishing Perspectives about his writing life in the wake of enormous success.
Data Conversion Laboratory’s Mark Gross argues that digitizing even the most esoteric material and making it searchable can create a market for it.
Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.