Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers’ Awards.
Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster’s New Book Club; GraphicAudio Plans Game Tie-Ins
In a new direct-to-consumer curated outreach effort, Simon & Schuster will promote content across all its imprints. And Privateer’s games are the basis for new GraphicAudio audiobooks.
Soho Press: Committing to Crime on an International Scale
Subscription still works in some contexts, and one area in which it’s alive and well, says Bronwen Hruska, is in her Soho Press’ Crime Club offering.
Scholastic Reading Club’s Judy Newman: ‘Joy and Bonding’
Scholastic Reading Club President Judy Newman talks about trends in children’s reading habits and encouragement from parents and educators.
Final Shutdown: Club Bertelsmann Closes Remaining Stores
Club Bertelsmann, Germanys first — and for a long time very successful — book club finally closed its last two retail stores on March 31st 2015.
Murakami Book Club Begins “Wind Up Bird Chronicle”
Join Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murkami as we discuss The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.
Editor, Translator Discuss “All Russians Love Birch Trees”
The editor and translator of Olga Grjasnowa’s All Russians Love Birch Trees, as part of the Publishing the World book club, reflect on the novel and publication.
Oprah 2.0: Book Club Marries Magazine, TV and Digital
The re-booted iteration of Oprah’s influential book club is leveraging multiple platforms in print and digital for maximum exposure and engagement.
Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club
Oprah is great for women, but she’s not talking to men. Isn’t it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves?
PP’s Shakespeare Book Club: No More Tragedy…It’s Time for Romance
Publishing Perspective’s epic reading of the complete plays of Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing. is near the finale. Next up: the romances, starting with Cymbeline.