The success of the AAP in its case against Audible’s audiobook ‘Captions’ may have long-lasting influence on issues of AI and intellectual property.
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.
AAP chief Maria A. Pallante calls Audible’s ‘Captions’ an effort ‘to seek commercial advantage from literary works that it did not create and does not own.’
The Association of American Publishers chief is polling its membership to predict where Donald Trump’s China tariffs on books could do the most damage.
‘A wide range of other books remain on the list’ for near-term tariffs, notes AAP’s Maria A. Pallante, ‘including American fiction and nonfiction.’
In this installment of his monthly column, exclusive to Publishing Perspectives, Richard Charkin looks at the question, ‘Why is that authors are typically paid a percentage of a notional retail price which hardly any customer pays?’
In his exclusive column for Publishing Perspectives, Richard Charkin asks why ‘the largest advances … go to the authors who need the money least, and vice-versa?’ and other questions for a journal he’d call ‘Ask Emma.’
If “unputdownable” means “putdownable” and “educational publishing” is “anything that’s not trade publishing,” what does “quality” mean in an insider’s lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin.
Writers have often been tempted to write about the book business and the publishing world, with mixed results. Which is your favorite?
Today, in the first half of a two-part series on library e-book lending, writer Erik Christopher considers the models offered to librarians by the United States’ two largest e-book retailers, Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. By Erik Christopher The digital age has complicated things, especially for libraries. Not only do patrons want traditional services, like books and reference materials, they …
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