Once an afterthought, children’s nonfiction publishing is experiencing a revolution, especially in the US, where the segment grew by 5% in 2012.
BBC is selling Lonely Planet, to NC2 Media, a Nashville-based digital media company, for $77.8 million — $120 million less than what BBC bought it for in 2007.
From a shortlist of five writers, Benjamin Alire Saenz was chosen as the 33rd winner of the Pen Faulkner award for his short story collection, Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club.
Sales at independent bookstores rose nearly 8% in 2012 over 2011, according to an American Booksellers Association (ABA) survey. Are their worst days behind them?
Evidence is growing that a lack of skilled, knowledgable literary agents may be hindering the translation and publishing of books from developing markets in Asia and Latin America.
Less than 5% of all published books are available in an accessible format. Several organizations, notably Bookshare, are working to change that woeful statistic.
Harper Collins will publish Sarah Palin’s latest book, A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas, which will call for a renewed emphasis on the holiday’s religious importance.
The growing field of education technology was on display at this year’s SXSWedu conference in Austin. Here are some tips for entrepreneurs who want to break into the market.
The Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild, are fighting Amazon’s bid to own new global domain names including .book, .author, and .read.
Porter Anderson’s recap of publishing buzz eviscerates AWP’s poor leadership, covers SFWA’s battle with Random’s new contracts, Richard Nash’s defense of literature and more.