Stacy Lellos, VP of Marketing and Multi-Platform Publishing, and Aimee Friedman, executive editor, both at Scholastic give a peek into the future of YA publishing.
This week’s edition looks at the troubles counting e-books, why books need ISBNs, the five year history of the Kindle, James Daunt’s UK gamble, and more.
Open Letter Books has published their database of all the translations in the US for 2012 (so far). Dalkey leads the pack of publishers, with AmazonCrossing in second.
A 15 year feud between ‘self-canonizing’ author Salman Rushdie and the ‘semi-literate’ John le Carré has ended after both authors recanted their insults.
Each Tuesday, Porter Anderson’s Ether for Authors: Sans Frontières—a new weekly column focused on the news, needs and neurosis of authors—across the globe.
Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things, announced at the Sharjah International Book Fair that she is currently working on a new novel.
In an interview with a French publication, author Philip Roth said that he no longer feels the ‘fanaticism to write’ and that his book, Nemisis, will be his last.
This issue of PublishNews Brazil reveals how you can publish a Brazilian novel (almost) for free, why there’s a growing demand for English books, and more.
Four titles from New Zealand that will appeal to global readers include the war story Lives We Leave Behind by Maxine Alterio, ACB with Honora Lee by Kate de Goldi, and two culinary titles.
Can fraudulent writers, aka Jonah Lehrer, ever be forgiven? Or should they simply be cast into permanent exile from the literary world?