Legacies are built on originality, rather than imitation. Just look at the life and art of David Bowie, who was an innovator to the core.
Byliner: The Perfect Holiday Gift for Nonfiction Fans
If you know a fan of long form narrative nonfiction of the sort that used to regularly appears in magazines, Byliner might be the perfect holiday gift.
Offered Without Comment: B&N’s “Literary” Magazines & the NYTimes
The literary magazines at a Barnes & Noble include Tin House, The Paris Review, Mad Magazine and comics, while a New York Times renewal offers a year for $1099.
DOJ v Apple: Jedi Mind Tricks, Double Deletes and Spiderwebs
The Department of Justice’s trial against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing has had more than a few moments of entertaining linguistic absurdity.
PP’s May Column for Italy’s Giornale della Libreria: Vertical Publishing
Publishing Perspectives has begun a monthly column to Italian publishing trade journal Giornale della Libreria. This month we look at vertical publishing.
Why Print Books Still Matter to Developing & Growth Economies
While in the West talk endlessly about the death of print, billions of people around the world have never seen an e-reader. And to them, books are a luxury.
3 Reasons HarperCollins 360 Took So Long to Start
Money, marketing and management all likely prevented HarperCollins from offering all its English titles to global readers at once, but that’s finally changed.
On Tactile, Haptic Feedback for E-Reading and Writing
If e-readers offered haptic feedback for page turns, and audio cues coupled with physical feedback for a keyboard, it would change virtual reading and writing.
An E-Reader for the Rest of Us: OLPC to Launch $100 Tablet
At CES this week, One Laptop Per Child is showing off a new $100 tablet computer with a low-power, full color screen for developing nations.
Trends in American Publishing: 2011 in Review
In 2011 self-publishing and e-books turned the industry on its head. But Barnes & Noble, Amazon and Harry Potter still made headlines.