It’s ‘the building up of publishing assets,’ not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house’s worth.
In today’s installment in his exclusive monthly series, Richard Charkin recounts the development of ‘one of the great digital projects of our time.’
In this installment of his monthly column, exclusive to Publishing Perspectives, Richard Charkin looks at the question, ‘Why is that authors are typically paid a percentage of a notional retail price which hardly any customer pays?’
In his exclusive column for Publishing Perspectives, Richard Charkin asks why ‘the largest advances … go to the authors who need the money least, and vice-versa?’ and other questions for a journal he’d call ‘Ask Emma.’
If “unputdownable” means “putdownable” and “educational publishing” is “anything that’s not trade publishing,” what does “quality” mean in an insider’s lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin.
At the Festival Neue Literatur, author Garth Greenwell calls on writers and publishers to use their art to resist ‘moral darkness’ of today’s politics.
The chairman of China South, one of China’s largest media groups, discussed his commitment to preserving reading culture in China and around the world.
Anantha Padmanabhan, CEO at HarperCollins India, calls for more protection of freedom of expression and copyright in India.
Louise Adler, president of the Australian Publishers Association, outlines her industry’s battle against potentially damaging copyright reforms.
A call for Canada’s government to conduct a fact-based review of its disastrous Copyright Moderization Act. Editorial by Nicole Saint-Jean, President, Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL)