Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today’s Internet-dominated marketplace.
Those on the front lines of the ever-changing book publishing industry offer their opinions on the latest trends, innovations and opportunities for publishers and authors today.
Literary agent Barbara J. Zitwer reflects on the pivotal role the Frankfurt Book Fair has played in her life and career.
A ghost writer and former journalist argues that publicists need to work more closely with authors and receive proper training if they are to be truly effective.
Marleen Seegers of the 2 Seas Agency advises foreign rights agents attending Frankfurt to be prepared, stay late, try new things and, yes, don’t drink alcohol.
If Amazon believes in readers and Hachette believes in authors as much as they say, it’s imperative they end their fight as soon as possible, argues Tanja Tuma.
Publishers simply cannot function without independent bookstores, notes Tom Roberge of New Directions as he reflects on the Amazon/Hachette battle
Roger Tagholm looks back at how Robin Williams brought moments of poetry and literature to life for a generation, instilling them in the popular culture.
Who would you have on a book business World Cup dream team? Who would you place up front? On the bench? As manager We humbly submit our own selections.
Sharon Glassman confronts the angst she feels facing the publication of her second novel following a poor experience with her first — and what to do about it.
In the six months since its debut, the $14 million Oyster ebook subscription platform has yet to take off. What’s lacking? What could be improved? We advise.