UK literary agency Andrew Lownie outlines the range of activities he is involved with in a typical agency week, from the mundane and routine, to the offbeat and extraordinary.
Browsing by topic: reading
Sharon Glassman speaks to three reading experts who offer advice on how to improve your focus and make time for the books you don’t-yet-know you’ll love.
How is it professional book critics can pump out scores of reviews a year when many of us struggle just to read one book a week? They are told what to say.
Can’t remember the plot of that mystery you just read? A new study determines: maybe it’s your Kindle’s fault.
Summer is a time when many people look to fiction for escape. Here are three selections from Publishing Perspectives’ Edward Nawotka. What are yours?
In the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks asks: ‘Do people really pass from Fifty Shades of Grey to Alice Munro?’ The answer: Perhaps not.
In Bloomberg View Leonid Bershidsky suggests the ‘war’ between Amazon and publishers is ultimately pointless, since the future of reading lies elsewhere.
Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murakami starts Kafka on the Shore, perhaps the Japanese author’s most beloved novel.
Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.
In New York Magazine, Kevin Roose states: ‘Software is eating the world. It’s also eating the book.’ He also doubts the future of dedicated e-readers.