Citing ‘harms to content publishers and creators,’ the Authors Guild throws its support behind the antitrust lawsuit of Google.
Richard Charkin: The International Publishers Association’s 125 Years
‘As we become ever more interdependent,’ Richard Charkin writes, the IPA is uniquely positioned to ‘protect, support, and nurture’ publishing.
Richard Charkin: We’re All in It Together
Appealing to Amazon, Google, Apple, and other online book retailers, Richard Charkin asks for a change in how quickly publishers are paid in the pandemic.
Author Richard Russo Warns of Tech Giants’ Move Into Content for Writers
The conflict between artist and commerce, writes Richard Russo, ‘today is playing out algorithmically and those algorithms have not been designed for authors’ benefit.’
Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices
While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it’s a moment to look at aspects of the format’s sales-building prominence: the other way of ‘reading.’
Google and Mosfilms in Casting Call for Online Russian Classic
‘Not to distract from Bulgakov’s text,’ writes Alexandra Guzeva, is producers’ challenge in creating a complex online reading of ‘The Master and Margarita.’
Books in Browsers 2016: Telling Small Stories, Iterating Literature
‘This is the edge of the future of publishing.’ Peter Brantley on the future of the industry and of Books in Browsers, with BiB VII scheduled for November 3 and 4 in San Francisco.
Editions at Play: For ‘Books That Cannot Be Printed’
The goal of Editions At Play is to allow writers to create books which change dynamically on a reader’s phone or tablet using the Internet.
Authors United’s Divisive Stand on Amazon
In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.
Publishing Perspectives’ 2015 EdTech Gift Guide
In our edtech gift guide, Publishing Perspectives serves up an enticing selection of educational gifts for children young and old.