Author David Mitchell’s writings on ‘imagination and time, which authors can take in so many directions’ are entrusted to Norway’s Future Library project.
While algorithmic recommendations are familiar to us from online book retail, a year-old Berlin startup is talking algorithmic selection for publication.
Reflecting the myriad dynamics of the country’s culture, itself, Vinutha Mallya’s essay on India this month describes a vast, complex publishing industry with many strengths and the challenge of many inequities.
A report from Nielsen about India’s book market shows rising literacy rates and education, complicated by 22 languages and over 1,600 dialects.
The Espresso Book Machine proves to be just what’s needed to revive Paris’ venerable ‘PUF’ bookshop: print on demand.
Dominique Raccah’s popular Put Me In the Story line of personalized kids’ books from Sourcebooks is picked up by Barnes & Noble.
If publishers hope to grow ebook sales, they must find ways to innovate in actionable, tangible ways that will increase sales, argues Sol Rosenberg.
Alec Ross sees a future in which digital books can be delivered as unpiratable text messages and the big data revolution is democratized to smaller players.
UK author Paul Mason sees the future as a place where the value of work is reduced to zero, but ideas — and their proliferation — still hold sway.
BookExpo America 2015 felt like even more of a marketing event with literature firmly pushed aside in favor of pure commerce.