Canadian YA author Deborah Ellis writes books about young people who bravely confront dangerous situations and donates her royalties to help them.
Should the organizations supported by Amazon’s giving be suspicious of Amazon’s intent? Or should they just smile and say thanks?
Publisher Bryce Milligan asks whether Amazon’s philanthropy may ultimately be buying silence from the very organizations that would be its most vocal critics.
Editorial by Dusty Sang • Stay Thirsty Press, a digital first publisher, is donating 50 cents from the sale of two of its most recent titles to the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and ProLiteracy. • Charity, argues Sang — whose own publishing house was inspired by a personal tragedy — should be part of every business strategy. CHICAGO: In the darkest …
By Siobhan O’Leary With the Frankfurt Book Fair just around the corner, the jury for the German Book Prize has announced its shortlist of six titles from the original longlist of 154. The six novels still in the running as reported in the Boersenblatt are Rainer Merkel’s Lichtjahre entfernt, Herta Müller’s Atemschaukel, Überm Rauschen by Norbert Scheuer, Du stirbst nicht by Kathrin Schmidt, Clemens …
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