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Simon & Schuster Enters the World of Paid Online Video

simonsays

Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.

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January 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The Remains of War

Our monthly selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, uncovers a superb memoir of a WWII concentration camp in Indonesia.

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How Much Can Chinese Authors Earn? Millions, Actually

I Belonged To You

A list of the richest Chinese authors reveals Zhang Jiajia earned 19.5 million yuan ($3 million) in royalties last year, and he is not alone.

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Nathan L. Brown: The Self-Publishing Poet Laureate

Nathan Brown

Oklahoma’s former Poet Laureate Nathan Brown discusses how his career was transformed by his decision to transition into self-publishing, tripling sales.

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Books That Get Us Excited: The World Between Two Covers

The World Between Two Covers

Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.

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World Editions Translates Dutch Lit for English Readers

Eric Visser

Veteran Dutch publisher Eric Visser launches World Editions a new translation house focused on bringing Dutch and international lit to a global readership.

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What Genres Were Hot In India 2014?

Chetan Ghagat Half Girlfriend

In India, ‘Runaway Romances,’ ‘Thriller Takeaways,’ and ‘Mythological Mysteries’ dominated the book business, forging a wide gulf between genre and lit.

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New Ways of Publishing Translations

Rebecca Carter is a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit  UK.

Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.

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UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014

The Miniaturist

The Guardian looks back on 2014 from the perspective of a long list of British publishers, asking, what books made their year?

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HAIL, FRIENDS!: A Poem Celebrating the Year in Publishing

Roger Tagholm

In the tradition of the annual New Yorker Christmas poem, Roger Tagholm serves up some verse to celebrate the year in publishing passed.

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