Hachette and Harper Collins in the UK are moving into impressive new buildings in London, projecting an aura of confidence and seriousness about their futures.
Porter Anderson looks at Ian K. Ellard’s concept of authors sharing profits with publishing-services experts in his winning essay at The Bookseller, The Toast.
Literary agent David Godwin predicts that small publishers in India will soon be forced aside by monolithic publishing houses run overseas.
Korean literary agent Joseph Leo of KL Management says, ‘Before asking why Korean authors fail to win the [Nobel], I want to ask them how many books you read a year.’
At the Jaipur Literature Festival, UK-based Chinese writer Xiaolu Guo attacked English literature as overrated, while Jhumpa Lahiri praised translation.
Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?
Nominees for The Hatchet Job of the Year, given to the writer of the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review of the past twelve months, are out.
Following yesterday’s look at trade publishing, George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology, predicts five trends for the academic publishing sector in 2014.
George Lossius, CEO at Publishing Technology, predicts 5 trends for trade publishing for the year, including a boost for big data and a focus on formats.
On the opening of the Digital Book World 2014 Conference, Porter Anderson covers the hybrid author’s controversial vision of an upended publishing industry.