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.
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.
Two branding experts argue that the future for publishers lies in going direct to consumer, offering examples of companies that have succeeded.
In the age of the internet, online promotional videos offer the best opportunity for persistent book discovery, argues Gabriel Pena i Ballesté of Bookmovies.tv.
Booksellers as far away as New Zealand, Guatemala and Denmark joined the ABA’s Winter Institute to talk shop and pick up tips about better bookselling.
Do all French novels in English translation have to be set in a Paris Hemingway would still recognize? Or all Israeli novels focus on the mideast conflict?
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.
Was the publication of singer Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’ by Penguin Classic a commercial gambit or merely ironic and provocative? Either way, it’s daft.
Byliner’s Jeff Gomez argues that as readers our priority is to be entertained and acquire the wisdom stories contain, not owning objects such as books.
Ross Ufberg, cofounder of New Vessel Press, reflects on the state of translation in America, finding it far more vital and vibrant than one might expect.
American publishers are faced with numerous challenges when it comes to publishing translations. Editor Ben Rosenthal offers several creative financial models as possible solutions.