Pushkin Press has announced the launch of Pushkin Vertigo for September 15, a crime imprint that will feature classic crime books from around the world.
In India, ‘Runaway Romances,’ ‘Thriller Takeaways,’ and ‘Mythological Mysteries’ dominated the book business, forging a wide gulf between genre and lit.
New Adult literature is an emerging literary genre that, in many cases, is a sexed-up version of young adult fiction. But some booksellers remain unsure how to market it.
The lack of skilled translators who can ‘properly translate Korean literary works into English’ as the ‘biggest handicap in the globalization of Korean literature.’
In Publishing Perspectives’ Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson preps an #EtherIssue live debate on Hugh Howey’s new AuthorEarnings.com initiative.
Isabel Allende, in admitting she wrote her recent mystery novel as “a joke” and she’s “not a fan of mysteries,” has sparked a backlash.
Paulo Coelho cancelled his Frankfurt Book Fair appearances as an act of political theater, rather than support for genre writers, as he claims.
The Book View Cafe is an author-run publisher with some 200 books to its credit and 40+ members, including award winner authors and bestsellers, now producing 10 books a month.
According to author Emily Matchar, the declining popularity of chick lit has given rise to fresh genres for women, such as farm lit and Amish romance.
The 77.5 million Baby Boomers have buying power and they read. As these readers continue to get older, they represent a huge opportunity for publishers.