*+-Club Bertelsmann, Germanys first — and for a long time very successful — book club finally closed its last two retail stores on March 31st 2015.
*+-Join Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murkami as we discuss The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.
*+-The editor and translator of Olga Grjasnowa’s All Russians Love Birch Trees, as part of the Publishing the World book club, reflect on the novel and publication.
*+-The re-booted iteration of Oprah’s influential book club is leveraging multiple platforms in print and digital for maximum exposure and engagement.
*+-Oprah is great for women, but she’s not talking to men. Isn’t it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves?
*+-Publishing Perspective’s epic reading of the complete plays of Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing. is near the finale. Next up: the romances, starting with Cymbeline.
*+-The Today Show’s monthly book club gives publishers new hope for Oprah-like success and features interactive elements like Twitter chats.
*+-UK publisher And Other Stories relies on reading groups to help choose which books to translate. Here’s a look from inside the German reading group in Berlin.
*+-Publishing the World Book Club is attended by young publishing pros interested in reading, promoting and publishing literature in translation.
*+-By Dennis Abrams “Alexi Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of a landowner from our district, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, well known in his day (and still remembered among us) because of his dark and tragic death, which happened exactly thirteen years ago and which I shall speak of in its proper place.” And so begins our journey into Fyodor Dostoevsky’s …