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.
Science fiction and fantasy publisher Angry Robot, part of the Osprey Group, is the creation of one man and many minds working in tandem across the UK and the Atlantic.
Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, UK publishers anticipated a boom in genre titles and enhanced digital competition.
Crime Fiction Academy founder Jonathan Santlofer on teaching writers to not just think of crime fiction as guilty pleasure, but as great literature as well.
Detective fiction and romances rule Russia’s publishing scene, where agents are rare and authors are lucky to get a few thousand dollars as an advance.
Franz Wisner, author and founder of Story-Driven Ink—a new online writing workshop—on why he’s bullish on the future of the memoir. Editorial by Franz Wisner I just returned from a funeral, one in a long string. This one mirrored the others — a bunch of somber-faced mourners, huddled in a room, cradling fermented beverages, mourning the death of our beloved. Oh, memoirs. …
By Nick Ruffilo, CIO/CTO BookSwim.com I’ve seen quite a bit of discussion around metadata and its power, but numbers that confirm its usefulness are rarely announced. Six months ago, BookSwim.com rebuilt its search and recommendation engine. The results from the upgrades were mind-boggling. BookSwim is an online subscription book rental club. Members can rent unlimited titles from our catalog by …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story examines the publishing history of Stephen Vizinczey’s In Praise of Older Women, a novel that is considered by many to be a classic of modern European literature — but has had a checkered publishing history in the United States. Surely, there have been no shortage of literary censorship cases in the United States — …