Ahead of October’s Frankfurt Conference, Richard Charkin looks at open access: ‘Let us not write off the traditional subscription model.’
Totting up the pros and cons of being an independent publisher, Richard Charkin assesses Mensch Publishing on its third anniversary.
Visiting booksellers in southern France, Richard Charkin finds mostly resilience and ringing cash registers in the provinces this summer.
In his new role of running his own small press, Richard Charkin finds success in breaking vows he made when setting it up.
‘Changing the world is hard and the highest ideals may have unintended consequences,’ writes Richard Charkin in his column of queries.
The titles featured in this Rights Roundup include work from Sweden, Estonia, France, and the United Kingdom.
‘As we become ever more interdependent,’ Richard Charkin writes, the IPA is uniquely positioned to ‘protect, support, and nurture’ publishing.
‘Some things remain constant,’ writes Richard Charkin, as the pandemic proves ‘a tunnel longer than hardly any of us envisaged ‘
John B. Thompson’s new title ‘Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing’ gets a look from Richard Charkin.
Walking more than 12 miles per day, Richard Charkin has time to explore ‘the importance of audio and audiobooks.’