A poll by Gallup reveals South Korea’s favorite foreign novelist was, surprise, French SF author Bernard Werber, followed by Murakami and Hemingway.
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J.K. Rowling has accepted an apology and a charitable donation from the law firm which revealed she wrote The Cuckoo’s Calling using a pseudonym.
After it was revealed that JK Rowling wrote the crime novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling, under pseudonym Robert Galbraith, book sales on Amazon have spiked by 507,000 percent.
It was disconcerting the first time I came across words like ‘masturbation’ (or worse) in a Rowling text. Should she even KNOW those words? But the novel works.
With no Spanish translation of The Casual Vacancy available, fans are taking matters into their own hands and crowdsourcing a pirate translation.
As of last month, Harry Potter became available in e-book editions exclusively through Pottermore, and are available in French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Jesse Potash, founder of PUBSLUSH, explains how his new publishing company marries crowdsourcing with altruism, and serves as a tribute to J.K. Rowling.
The number of teen and YA publishing sites has proliferated in the past year. Here we survey the scene, looking at what works and why.
A brief look at some of this past week’s most notable publishing news stories covers Pottermore, e-readers vs. tablets, library e-books and taxes.