How do authors create their digital book files and what influence does that process have on the final content? Speakers at Books in Browsers 2014 address this topic.
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Maximilien Le Roy, a French cartoonist invited to the Palestine Cartoon Festival, was banned from Israel for his work on Palestine.
At this year’s Books in Browsers conference, many speakers addressed the importance and relevance of standards for ebooks and web content.
Watch the live stream video from Books in Browsers 2014, a summit for developers and designers working in the book publishing industry.
The International Publishing Association released data indicated the UK lead the world in new titles published per capita and export revenue in 2013.
The NYT writes “slimmed-down, simplified and sometimes sanitized editions” of best-selling nonfiction has become a hit with YA readers.
Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell.
Writing for SF Gate, John McMurtie reports that the San Francisco based publishing house McSweeney’s will become a nonprofit.
In a region that is not lacking in dark humor, the first Palestine Comics festival kicks off today in East Jerusalem and in the West Bank.
Though this was the first year that Americans competed, the Man Booker Prize was awarded to an Australian, for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.