Neal Maillet, Editorial Director of Berrett-Koehler explains why it’s a publisher’s duty to take on books that challenge convention despite the risks.
David Krall wanted to write a book about the Brooklyn Dodgers, but had no platform. Defying conventional publishing wisdom, he wrote it anyway. Here’s how.
At 99 cents for a digital nonfiction short, it feels like an honest transaction, for a novel, 99 cents just feels cheap, like you’re shortchanging the writer.
Former print publisher Ivan R. Dee launched Now & Then press to publish digital essays, finding the same skills apply as books — and it’s far less frustrating.
At Berrett-Koehler Publishers foreign rights sales account for 10% of revenue, much of it from backlist, and are rewarding both financially and culturally.
Erin Cox takes issue with the new book on French parenting, Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman.
A look at the bestseller lists in Argentina and Chile reveal a few commonalities and many different reading preferences between the neighboring countries.
Online start-ups Byliner and The Atavist have established a market for stories too long for magazines and too short for books.
Non-linear app “reading” is perhaps more analogous to how we really learn than reading a straight narrative. By Edward Nawotka In today’s feature story Kirk Bowe, CTO of UK app developer TradeMobile, explains how the company is attempting to create what amounts to a 3-D narrative on screens. In describing the company’s King and Queens app, developed from David Starkey’s …
How do you negotiate a publishing career and a marriage when they are one in the same? Editorial by Juliet Mabey LONDON: In 1986, my husband, Novin Doostdar, and I founded a publishing house called Oneworld Publications, with a focus on bold, intelligent non-fiction across the humanities. Now, 25 years later, despite the recent downturn in the global economy and …