Publishers simply cannot function without independent bookstores, notes Tom Roberge of New Directions as he reflects on the Amazon/Hachette battle
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For translations of South Asian literature to become more prevalent in the US, there needs to be a breakthrough, surprise hit, writes Mahmud Rahman.
Roger Tagholm looks back at how Robin Williams brought moments of poetry and literature to life for a generation, instilling them in the popular culture.
The Center For Book Arts in New York offers a matrix for re-envisioned book-making as fine art. Current exhibitors, author David Unger and artist Anne Gilman, explain.
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.
Lindsey Kelk, the bestselling British Chick-Lit author, participated in HarperCollins’ virtual Romance Festival. Here she reflects on the experience.
As part of our ongoing series looking at best practices for book promotion, Colleen Devine Ellis considers the best way to approach the author/publisher partnership.
Amazon has responded to an open letter by Authors United, signed by 900-plus authors in support of Hachette, with their own open letter, Readers United.
In the film Out of Print, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and author Scott Turow are often adversaries. But they at least come close to agreement on one point.
Out of Print, the film documentary by Vivienne Roumani about the state-of-affairs in the book business and the culture of reading in America circa 2013, is worth seeking out.