The Writers Block, a bookstore supported by Tony Hsieh’s Las Vegas Downtown Project, has brought literary chops and an expresso book machine to Sin City.
Ebook Distributor Bookwire’s Plans for Global Expansion
German ebook distribution platform Bookwire’s international expansion is rolling across Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia.
X-Men? No, X-Rated: The Secret History of Marvel Comics
Today, Marvel Comics may be a multi-billion dollar business built on the back of superheroes, but its past is littered with lewd, pornographic publications.
On Design, Books, Kickstarter and Russian Criminal Tattoos
UK design studio turned publisher FUEL discuss how Kickstarter is helping fund their latest cult project: Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files.
Literary Agent/ Film Producer Talks Book-Movie Synergy
Anna Soler-Pont of Barcelona’s Pontas Literary & Film Agency discusses the her dual careers in books and movies, and role as an agent, writer and producer.
Opening Minds Through Eyes: Oz’s Milk Shadow Books
Australian upstart publisher Milk Shadow Books has tapped a well of multicultural comics talent down under to produce a string of bestselling fringe titles.
Turkmenistan: Proudly Maintaining the Tradition of Dictator Literature
Turkmenistan’s Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, aka Arkadag (The Protector), has joined Gaddafi, Mussolini, and Saddam Hussein in the line of dictators who wrote fiction.
Catching Up with Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn on New Content, Tablets
Michael Tamblyn, the Chief Content Officer at Kobo, offers an update on the ebookseller’s magazine store, kids shop and international expansion.
Will Manga Sell in India and Other Nontraditional Markets?
US manga titan Viz Media is seeking growth in non-traditional manga markets and is launching its first list in India, after starting in the Philippines this year. Will it work?
UK’s YUDU Sees Future in Apple’s iBooks Platform. Do You?
British multi-platform publisher YUDU is favoring publishing in the robust iBooks platform over stand-alone apps, which entail greater expense and risk.