There’s a new crowdsourced publishing program from Amazon “which is so new that it doesn’t yet have a launch day, URL, or even a name.”
In its new white paper, Danish publishing consultancy Schilling challenged executives to answer “what should a publishing company built from scratch look like?”
With Vook’s acquisition of Byliner, the service has shifted entirely to an a la carte model offering 85% royalties. It’s less value for readers, but far more valuable for authors.
Curators of oral storytelling series in the UK discuss how the form is a reaction to our increasingly digital world — and how it intersects with publishing.
This infographic, The Digital Roadmap for Libraries, offers the possible applications of the new generation of technologies in library services, well beyond ebooks.
Can’t remember the plot of that mystery you just read? A new study determines: maybe it’s your Kindle’s fault.
Publishers simply cannot function without independent bookstores, notes Tom Roberge of New Directions as he reflects on the Amazon/Hachette battle
In Bloomberg View Leonid Bershidsky suggests the ‘war’ between Amazon and publishers is ultimately pointless, since the future of reading lies elsewhere.
China’s self-publishing portals are offering writers access to vast audiences and earning them staggering royalties, and turning some into multi-millionaires.
Out of Print, the film documentary by Vivienne Roumani about the state-of-affairs in the book business and the culture of reading in America circa 2013, is worth seeking out.