Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks.
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon has gone directly to authors ‘hoping to gain hearts and minds – and leverage’ in its dispute with Hachette.
One suggestion to foster more translations in the US is to encourage translators to decline fees in favor of receiving royalties. Is this the preferable path?
Italian translator Cristina Vezzaro’s new blog, Authors & Translators, is campaigning for more respect for the work of literary translators.
Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Berlin’s Suhrkamp Verlag, has written ‘Rights: Buying. Protecting. Selling’ to help publishers make the best choices.
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Publishers exhibiting at the Licensing Expo International included Penguin, Scholastic and Wiley. Harlequin was represented by a licensing agency called Brandgenuity.
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