Bucharest-based developer Read Forward has produced original ebooks, luxury digital editions of classics and is now moving into education, with fully interactive HTML5 textbooks.
Graphic Novel “Beirut 1990” is a Timely, Fresh Treatment of War
The new translation of the graphic novel Beirut 1990 is a timely reminder that when it comes to depicting the reality of war, sometimes waiting a while is best.
Litbreaker Ad Network Helps Popular Literary Communities Cash In
Jason Chambers, founder and CEO of Litbreaker Advertising Network, discusses the market for web-based literary advertising and what it says about online literary communities today.
Graphic Novel Collaboration Targets a Geopolitical Conundrum
The US State Department sponsored publication of the graphic novel, Two Legends of Uzbekistan, is an unusual experiment in soft power cultural diplomacy.
An Author-run Publishing Co-op With a Record of Success
The Book View Cafe is an author-run publisher with some 200 books to its credit and 40+ members, including award winner authors and bestsellers, now producing 10 books a month.
America’s Nobel: The Neustadt International Prize for Literature
As far back as 1970 there has been a surprising level of convergence between the Neustadt Prize for Literature, awarded in Oklahoma, and the Nobel Prize.
BookBub Ebook Deals Site Closes in on 1.5 Million Subscribers
With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year.
The Perfect Secret Post-Soviet Graphic Novel
Jihad, a Ukrainian graphic novel with a wild and unlikely publishing history, is, says Daniel Kalder, ‘the perfect secret post-Soviet graphic novel.’
E3 Software Aims to Streamline Literary Rights Management
Barcelona-based E3 has spent a decade developing a software as a service platform to help literary agencies and others manage rights more efficiently.
Slicebooks Aims to Take Re-mixable Ebooks Mainstream
Slicebooks offers tools for producing re-mixable ebooks. But the implications of this go far beyond generating more sales, explains co-founder Jill Tomich.