Post-apocalyptic dystopias seem the order of the day at this year’s London Book Fair, with rights bids coming in from all sides.
February’s Top Self Publishing Reviews from BlueInk
This month’s starred reviews of self-published books include a Western with Butch Cassidy, a historical examination of the Armenian genocide, and more.
What James Franco’s ‘127 Hours’ Has in Common with Publishing
Amazon.com’s deal to publish the debut novel of actor James Franco, star of 127 Hours, underscores traditional publishing’s increasingly untenable position.
Will You Read More Icelandic Literature?
By all reports and feedback from the Frankfurt Book Fair, Iceland’s Guest of Honor presentation left a big impression on Fair attendees. Will it inspire you to read a book by an Icelandic author?
Video Interview with Publisher Barbara Schwepke
Publishing Perspectives interviews Barbara Schwepke, publisher of Haus, about the launch of her new translation imprint, Swallow
Frankfurt Video Report: Thursday, October 13
Andrew Wilkins reports live from the Literary Agents Center and the halls of the Frankfurt Book Fair on Thursday.
Want More Rights Deals/Translations? Court Editors with Culture
From the PP archives, Chad Post of Open Letter Books says the best way to get more translations is to take editors abroad and “court them with culture.”