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Publishers have a growing need for trusted outsourcing and greater access to curated networks of the talented people, says John Bond of Whitefox.
Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.
James Byrne surveys Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and sees reasons for cautious optimism.
Veteran author Warren Adler offers a reality check for would-be authors who believe fame and fortune is just a book away.
The National Book Critics Circle has selected its finalist for this year’s annual book prizes, as well as awards for lifetime achievement and reviewing.
In the novel, Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), author Atticus Lish offers a contemporary American immigration story set in Flushing, Queens.
“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.
The UK’s Daily Mail reports that Oxford University Press has banned sausages and pigs from children’s books in an attempt “to avoid offense.”
Interviewed at DBW, Amazon’s Russ Grandinetti argued that the company’s ecosystem is ‘healthy,’ and aligned with the interests of publishers and authors.