Pedro Herz, CEO of Brazil’s biggest book chain, Livraria Cultura, says that the key to staying in business is simple: keep customers coming to the stores.
Taken by the T-Rex might sound like a joke book title to you, but it’s part of an odd and oddly popular self-publishing subculture of monster erotica.
Anne Kubek of INscribe Digital offers five ways independent players, with fewer resources than large conglomerates, can keep up in the race to reach new audiences.
Speakers at this year’s Books in Browsers summit explored the idea that creators should consider context as much as content, and that readers can greatly benefit from more context.
At Books in Browsers, NYT digital designer Allen Tan urged content creators to first understand the underlying principles before jumping in to a project like Snow Fall.
In October, Simon & Schuster and Yilin Press announced a new distribution and publishing agreement that will expand the availability of electronic editions for works in Mandarin for readers worldwide.
Former Wired editor Kevin Kelly says that he self-published his new book A Catalog of Possibilities in print because of the enduring power of a large, print book.
Enthrill’s Kevin Franco discusses his company’s distribution platform to make ebooks salable in brick-and-mortar stores through ebook gift cards and author cards.
At Books in Browsers 2013, the summit kicked off with several discussions about how readers, both as consumers and creators of content, are transforming the book publishing industry.
The cold and dark means that Icelander’s have plenty of time indoors to read and write, as one in 10 Icelanders will publish a book in their lifetime.