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Should You Hire a Professional Book Publicist?

Colleen Devine Ellis

Authors, should you be your own publicist or hire a professional book publicist? Colleen Davis looks how publicity has changed and what you need to know

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Dan Brown on the Writing Life as a Global Megaseller

Dan Brown

What’s it like to sell over 200 million books worldwide? Dan Brown speaks with Publishing Perspectives about his writing life in the wake of enormous success.

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Data Conversion Laboratory: Making the Long Tail

Mark Gross, CEO, Data Conversion Laboratories

Data Conversion Laboratory’s Mark Gross argues that digitizing even the most esoteric material and making it searchable can create a market for it.

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The Book Launch and the Aftermath

Warren Adler is best known for his novel "The War of the Roses"

Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.

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Random House Kids Acquires Now I’m Reading! Platform

Now I'm Reading

Random House Children’s Books has acquired Now I’m Reading! a step-by-step series that guides beginning readers through to independent reading.

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Sharjah: A Book Fair Focused on Cultural Connections

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The Sharjah International Book Fair is focused on forging cultural connections and fighting Muslim extremism through books.

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Recent Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, reviews its top books for October 2014.

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Deborah Emin: Publishing’s Complicated Relationship with Technology

Deborah Emin

Deborah Emin of Sullivan Street Press argues that the rapid change from print to digital publishing is hurting readers, writers, and the next generation.

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An Interview With Alain Mabanckou

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Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou discusses his work and how immigrating to America impacted his writing.

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Hot Button Issues for English-Language Publishers in 2014

Mike Abbott, European Sales Director for Random House UK

In 2014, publishers dealt with shrinking bookstores shelves, opaque sourcing, Amazon v. Hachette and the continuing rise of self-publishing.

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