UK publisher and commentator Michael Bhaskar talks of the centricity he sees in curation as the essential service and activity of publishers.
While its imprint named ‘Abandoned Bookshop’ may not seem a ray of hope in a crowded marketplace, its publishing house, Canelo, is looking for a novelist’s heirs.
‘We admired what EJ Van Lanen had built, the translation market is getting stronger,’ Canelo’s Michael Bhaskar says, in taking the publisher’s first imprint onboard.
‘For publishers,’ says author and publisher Michael Baskhar, curation is ‘about the value of what we do in a world where there is, frankly, far too much to read
At the first-ever Metadata Perspectives conference, experts from around the world discuss the advantages of good metadata.
Michael Bhaskar of Profile Books previews ‘Google and the Top Three Metadata Mistakes You Can Make’ from next week’s Metadata Perspectives conference in Frankfurt.
Frankfurt’s Metadata Perspectives conference is filling up fast. Publishing Perspectives readers can get a special discount when they sign up by at registration.
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story about Neal Stephenson’s The Mongoliad, writer Michael Bhaskar asserts that the projects represents “the next business model for publishing.” The project enlisted a team of top writers, working with computer programmers and business development personnel, to create an elaborate and sophisticated ‘verse in what, ultimately, amounts to an open-ended “conversation” with readers. Unlike a …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story inaugurates our series of “iPhone Interviews” with digital innovators. We start today with Michael Bhaskar of Profile Books in the UK. Since the iPhone makes such interviews (relatively) quick and (relatively) simple to do, we want to enlist our readers to help us. Let us know who we should interview next. Who are the …
Michael Bhaskar discusses his company’s digital publishing programs, the importance of metadata, the wiliness of agent Andrew Wylie, and what is coming next for the world of books and media.