Exclusive: In this second of our pre-publication excerpts from Richard Charkin’s ‘My Back Pages,’ a look at what Charkin describes as a ‘mismatch of incentives’ in literary publishing.
Exclusive: Today, we open our series of excerpts from Richard Charkin’s ‘My Back Pages,’ releasing on April 17 from Marble Hill.
‘To tamper with an author’s words when he or she is no longer with us to express an opinion is sacrilege,’ Richard Charkin writes.
‘The real stars of this parable are the three Iranian sorcerers bearing gifts for our infant industry,’ writes Richard Charkin.
Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
The IPA ‘Sustainability Summit’ becomes a strong draw, this year pulling a full house to its session at the Congress Center.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse, ‘The stands constructed with huge enthusiasm are a testament to optimism,’ Richard Charkin writes.
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
Richard Charkin offers ‘a heartfelt apology,’ writing that he now finds literary agents ‘trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.’
Drawing on his medical-student days, Richard Charkin examines some of the ‘vestigial’ traditions in international book publishing.