Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair, advisory board member Richard Charkin urges CEOs to focus on their P&L statements’ lines defined as ‘rights.’
There’s no rest for the world’s small-press independent publishers, Richard Charkin says, even when much of the industry is on holiday.
The pros and cons of large publishing companies, especially for authors, may not always be immediately apparent.
In considering international publishing’s megatrends, Richard Charkin consults the digital oracle—ChatGPT—and then sets it straight.
‘Authorial neurosis kicked in’ right on schedule with ‘My Back Pages,’ as Richard Charkin recounts.
‘There can be little doubt that God or fate or luck play a significant part in the success of any publishing endeavor,’ writes Richard Charkin.
Publication day: ‘The IPA continues to quietly do good work in the background’ on the freedom to publish and diplomacy, writes Richard Charkin in ‘My Back Pages’—his memoir releasing today.
A ‘Miss Pergamon’ contest, Bloomsbury, and ‘prominent roles taken by women,’ in this excerpt from Richard Charkin’s forthcoming memoir.
‘The best editors are always alert to opportunities,’ writes Richard Charkin in this pre-publication excerpt from his forthcoming book, ‘My Back Pages.’ Object lesson: Macmillan and Jeffrey Archer.
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.