Richard Charkin’s ‘lessons for survival’ include making ‘cash flow and profit more important than prizes and warm feelings.’
Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
Brexit bites as Richard Charkin takes his place in line at Flughafen Frankfurt for the big trade show.
Having signed the new ‘Publishing 2030 Accelerator’ for climate action, Richard Charkin offers ‘a checklist, incomplete, possibly incoherent.’
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
In the UK, Publishers Licensing Services (PLS) and the printing firm Halstan partner to produce Ukrainian-language children’s books.
Richard Charkin offers ‘a heartfelt apology,’ writing that he now finds literary agents ‘trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.’
Drawing on his medical-student days, Richard Charkin examines some of the ‘vestigial’ traditions in international book publishing.
The pandemic-era vulnerability of research to drivers of anti-science resistance and fear make Elsevier’s new project timely.
Hoping to see more common ground discovered in a polarized age, S&S’ president and CEO Jonathan Karp offers two titles free.