Books in Browsers V demonstrated various efforts by Silicon Valley to help the publishing industry explore new digital opportunities.
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Marcello Vena of AllBrain in Italy is repulsed by a recent report on publishing on Vox.com and calls for a renewed sense of ethics in those covering digital media.
France’s Albertine Festival finale in New York featured a discussion on “Extremist Fiction in Ordinary Language” with superstar author Emmanuel Carrère.
At this year’s Books in Browsers conference, many speakers addressed the importance and relevance of standards for ebooks and web content.
Watch the live stream video from Books in Browsers 2014, a summit for developers and designers working in the book publishing industry.
The International Publishing Association released data indicated the UK lead the world in new titles published per capita and export revenue in 2013.
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.
The NYT writes “slimmed-down, simplified and sometimes sanitized editions” of best-selling nonfiction has become a hit with YA readers.
Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell.
Writing for SF Gate, John McMurtie reports that the San Francisco based publishing house McSweeney’s will become a nonprofit.