Our ongoing series on illustrated book publishing in the US looks at the changing retail landscape for specialty and illustrated titles.
Kinokuniya, Japan’s largest bookstore chain, has purchased 90% of the print run of Haruki Murakami’s new book to encourage readers to go to physical store.
Johannesburg’s Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review.
Heywood Hill bookstore in London has come up with a novel approach to sell books – it has appointed its first bookseller-at-large in Asia.
Roger Tagholm muses on the end of the summer holidays in the UK and what vacation might have looked like for several executives in the internet age.
Readers feeling duped by HarperCollins’ promotion of Harper Lee’s new novel are getting refunds for their trouble from at least one bookseller in Michigan.
A survey of Colorado independent bookstores reveals ebooks sales are tiny and offer just a pittance of profit — often just 50 cents a book.
Orbile, a new Mexican ebookselling platform created by Kobo and bookstore chains Gandhi and Libreria Porrúa, will offer 70k ebooks on launch in September.
Roger Tagholm deconstructs the brilliance of Amazon’s new Kindle advertisements, which promote the ereader as a chic, travel companion and paragon of cool.
Chad Post of Open Letter Books explains how leveraging social networks for media amplification is now a key to small press marketing success.