*+-In her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Geraldine Brooks notes a parochialism in American writing.
*+-Some people left the NYC and publishing, others developed an interest in the Middle East. How did September 11 affect you?
*+-UK publishing educator and journalist Kelvin Smith remembers September 11, 2001 and its effect on the book business, as experienced from abroad.
*+-Publishing Perspectives editor Ed Nawotka shares his memories of September 11, 2001 and considers its impact on the publishing industry.
*+-International digital players are targeting the 500-million strong Spanish-language market. Scary stuff for Spanish-language publishers, who need to prepare.
*+-Ingram’s VitalSource supplies 80,000 digital textbooks in 17 languages to 1.6 million students and faculty at 6,000 campuses in 180 countries.
*+-Take our survey and let us know what topics conference organizers and university course administrators should add to their agendas in 2012.
*+-The Yale Publishing Course attracted 65 publishers from 18 countries. Bodour Al Qasimi, a children’s book publisher from the UAE, shares four key takeaways.
*+-Brazil, Russia, India or China — which offers the greatest opportunity to publishers over the next decade?
*+-Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.