Hear us out. As the days of suburban sprawl give way to those of urban density in U.S. metros–“smart growth,” most call it–providing sufficient housing remains a challenge. Decades of planning regulations
When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management
I sent one this morning. My pal texted to say that she was in that most invidious of contemporary social tangles: someone was offering her a Kate Bush spare but she had already committed herself elsewhere.
The problem with self-publishing: “Just because there are lottery winners doesn’t mean playing lotto is my retirement plan”
Ted Thompson (tedthompson.net/Carrie McClean) Mostly, it’s money. Also, are you ready to be your own editor and publicist and marketer? And did I mention money? Ted Thompson August 18, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)
In the wake of a new survey which revealed a dramatic drop in author incomes, the award-winning Irish writer Julian Gough is funding his new novel with an unusual Kickstarter offering backers the opportunity
Surprise, surprise. Literary writers prefer print. When 900 notable authors signed an open letter to Amazon, they made their stance on the ebook distributor clear. Although the petition claims that many
The battle against the online retailer Amazon may seem minor, in terms of the current world economic and geopolitical issues at stake, and far removed from the thoughts of all of us because it seems to
In response to your editorial (Public libraries: Losing the plot, 26 August), the important issue is that all of us, of any age, should read, be it in book form or digital. Everyone should be able to public
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Going to the library gives people the same kick as getting a raise does — a £1,359 ($ 2,282) raise, to be exact — according
The White House released a report this week on the impacts of global warming. Many places are already feeling the effects. There's drought in the Southwest, rising sea levels in Miami, and now even fictional
Harry Potter and The Hunger Games haven't been big hits for nothing. Lots of teens and adolescents still read quite a lot. But a roundup of studies, put together by the nonprofit Common Sense Media, shows
Five years ago, printing your own book was stigmatized and was seen as a mark of failure. "But now," says Dana Beth Weinberg, a sociologist at Queens College who is studying the industry, "the self-published
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Google and Barnes & Noble are working together to compete with Amazon on same-day delivery of books, The New York Times
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The US videogame industry is shifting rapidly. Gamers are almost equally split between males and females now (pdf), at 52% to 48%, according to the latest annual report by the Entertainment Software Association.
The 1964 World's Fair showcased jet packs and new miracles of science. There was an entire house made of Formica. You could wipe it clean with a sponge! The people who put the fair together tried to imagine