Alice Vincent, an avid reader, is dismayed by the growing trend for gender-specific books. Imagine if Roald Dahl had marketed his tomes in such a reductive fashion, millions of kids could have missed out on some of his most 'flushbuckling' tales
Books cost money to buy because they cost money to make. Everything flows from this. Or, it used to. Now, everything is different. The book publishing world is radically changed from even three years ago. My first book, Gold: the Once and Future Money (2007), was picked up by a major [...]
The future of publishing is entering a new golden era that will make publishing available to more people. Twitter, new long-form content distributers and an increase in digital ad spending will support this new era.
For the third year in a row, I took time in December to speak with about a dozen ebook and digital publishing influencers about the year that was and their predictions of what might happen in the ebook and digital publishing industry in 2014.
The limited edition of 'On Such a Full Sea' brings publishing into the future (or, rather, one possible future)
"What I like about this project is that it re-introduces the idea of the book as an art object," said Lee. "Content is what's most important, but this [3D edition] is a book with a physical presence, too. Of course I hope what's inside is kinetic, but the physical thing isn't normally meant to be. This edition feels as if it's kinetic, that it has some real movement to it. It's quite elegant as well."
There has been much hand-wringing in India about Wendy Doniger’s book, The Hindus: An Alternative History. Scholars and intellectuals across the board are critical and worried about Penguin’s decision to withdraw the book and pulp the remaining copies. The latest twist in the tale is the notice served to Aleph Book Company, the publisher of...
Last week, I gave an interview to Inkspokes, a website dedicated to independent authors and their readers. The interviewer, Nelson Suit, who is a writer as well as one of the editors at Inkspokes, asked me a number of questions about my own exp...
MUMBAI, India — The Hindu epic "Ramayana" features a 10-headed villain, a magical golden deer and the flying monkey god Hanuman. But when an American religion scholar described the canonical poem as fictional, some religious conservatives were shocked.
The Walking Dead issue #115, was the best-selling comic of 2013, according to rankings released by Diamond Comic Distributors. The issue, created by Robert Kirkman and illustrated by Charlie Adlard, marked the zombie comic’s 10th anniversary.
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