The Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild, and the American Booksellers Association voice their support of Simon & Schuster on Milo Yiannopoulos book
Milo Yiannopoulos Book Sparks Freedom of Speech Controversy
The ideas in Simon & Schuster’s forthcoming Milo Yiannopoulos book may not be popular in the community, but does that mean he shouldn’t be published?
Can One Write Serious Fiction on Twitter? Yes, One Can
More literary authors, from David Mitchell to Jennifer Egan, are experimenting with Twitter fiction, a form that mimics both poetry and serialization.
“The Markets will be the UN for Publishing,” A Chat with Holger Volland
Last week, Publishing Perspectives hosted a Twitter chat with Holger Volland on the Frankfurt Book Fair’s new event, The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
Controversy: Pearson Publishing Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts
The New York Times reports that educational publisher Pearson has been ‘monitoring student media’ to find possible leaks of the company’s tests.
Scholastic’s Emily Morrow on Community Building for YA Readers
Emily Morrow discusses how Scholastic’s This is Teen online community has helped the company connect with a passionate community of YA readers online.
Hachette Tests if Gumroad Can Sell Books on Twitter
Hachette has partnered with Gumroad, a company that enables direct sales through Twitter, to see if the social media platform can sell books.
Amazon and Twitter Team Up on Social Shopping
Add products to your Amazon shopping cart with a tweet. Will this new cooperation between Amazon and Twitter help publisher sell more books on social media?
France’s Bernard Pivot: A Lifetime of Literature
Bernard Pivot is the new president of the Académie Goncourt, a perfect role for ‘the best informed man on what is happening today in the world of books in France and even abroad.’
Is 2014 the “Year of Reading Women?”
Several campaigns have started this year to encourage readers to pickup and appreciate more books by women writers.