Publishing

Can't tech this

ALMOST 10 years ago, Amazon released its Kindle e-reader which threatened to make tinder of physical books around the world. When it was launched in …

Singapore

Day One Book: Two Months Later

The new way for Day One users to preserve their memories.<p>Nearly two months ago, we launched Day One Book as a new way to preserve the moments …

Writer's Block

The Book Shelf Shout Out: ‘Finding Destiny’ by Barbara Sinor

<b>The Book Shelf Shout Out</b> is a feature on the site with which we hope to introduce our readers to some new and interesting books, and, in our …

Books

Feature | Modernist cottage industry

Winter 2017<p>Modernist cottage industry<p>For more than a decade, Ruth Artmonsky has been publishing modest, readable books about design and illustration …

Graphic Design

Brooklyn Beckham's publisher defends his 'terrible' photography book

Critics on twitter have been harsh<p>A preview of Brooklyn Beckham's first photography book, <i>What I See,</i> has received a wave of negative comments on …

Penguin Random House

Winners of Book Giveaway: Do Big Small Things

First off, a big thank you to all of our readers. And an even bigger thank you to our readers who are subscribed to our newsletter. As we mentioned …

How to let go of unwanted books and magazines

If you are anything like me, turning the paper pages of a good book while relaxing on a beach chair or a comfortable couch is a total pleasure — one not quite matched by reading a novel on a hard, cold electronic device. For many of us, books and other printed materials have a way of accumulating …

Minimalism

Agents

Launched in 2008, this series of in-depth interviews with book editors, publishers, and agents offers a unique look at the past, present, and future …

Creative Writing

You may have Amazon credits, but you need to spend them fast

The good news is: You may have credits waiting for you in your Amazon account. Hello, Amazon wishlist!<p>The bad news is: You have only until Saturday to use them. They’re there in the first place because Apple and five major publishing houses — Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & …

Simon & Schuster

Why Iran has 16 different translations of one Khaled Hosseini novel

Lack of copyright has filled a nation of very keen readers with multiple versions of foreign books – doing artistic as well as financial damage to writers<p>If JD Salinger could see what was on the shelves in Iranian bookshops, he would turn in his grave. The Inverted Forest, a 1947 novella that he …

Literature

Book Reviews, Bestselling Books Publishing Business News

Parts of this site are only available to paying <i>PW</i> subscribers. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.<p><i>PW</i> “All Access” site license …

Books

From ‘American Idol to ‘The Walking Dead’: Lee DeWyze Lands Publishing Deal with SONGS

Singer-songwriter Lee DeWyze , who won the ninth season of “American Idol,” has joined the roster at SONGS, the publishing company that’s home to The …

TV

The Big Book of Dashboards!

The Big Book of Dashboards is a fantastic new book release in 2017 co-authored by Steve Wexler, Jeffrey Shaffer, and Andy Cotgreave. Published by …

Infographics

Are White/Other Run Publications Paying Black Writers Consistently?

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) As a freelance writer, there have been up and downs in this realm of freedom. Some big <i>African American</i> …

Freelancing

Barnes & Noble shares rise as book chain eyes its next chapter

Despite the rising dominance of online retailer Amazon, Barnes & Noble isn’t ready to leave the traditional bookstore for dead. Investors sent the US …

Barnes & Noble

How Jana Koretko Allegedly Screwed Fifteen Erotica Authors at the Same Time

Jana Koretko, an author and publisher of erotic books, has been arrested on accusations that she systematically ripped off a slew of fellow writers …

Barnes & Noble

Heyday Books, 'L.A. Times' Partner on Anti-Trump Book

California indie Heyday Books, which is best known as a publisher of regional titles, is departing from its standard fare with a new book called 'Our …

B&N Eyes Revenue Growth

While the bookseller was able to improve its bottom line through cost savings, executives know they need to find ways to fix stalled sales.

Barnes & Noble

A Writer's Guide to Permissions and Fair Use

Andrea Costa Photography / Flickr<p>Whenever you decide to directly quote, excerpt, or reproduce someone else’s work in your own—whether that’s a book, …

Creative Commons

Last chapter for Nook? Sales fell 23 percent during Barnes & Noble’s 2017 fiscal year

It’s going to take quite the plot twist to save the fate of Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader, judging by another year of sharp declines in revenue from …

Markets

Confessions of a fashion freelancer: 'I spend more time chasing editors than actually writing'

Fashion publishing is in a tricky spot. As once-popular magazines continue to shutter and publishing houses tighten their budgets, staffs at any …

Advertising Industry

A Guide on Book Title Punctuation – Breaking Commas and Other Stories

For the trained eyes, there is nothing more annoying than looking at a book which is just one letter away from perfect. It is possible that you have …

Grammar

IndieView with Eva Vernae, author of If Her Walls Could Talk

<i>I am always looking for opportunities to grow and develop entertaining novels for all.</i>Eva Vernae – 22 June 2017The Back FlapDo you remember what it …

Authors

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and …

Books

Preparing for Twitter Pitching Contests, Including #SFFpit This Week!

In recent years, Twitter pitching events have gained enormous popularity as a means to connect authors with literary agents. The idea is simple: on a …

ROTY Edition 1 Volume 6: Updates And Format Changes

Zosano Pharma presented encouraging additional data at the American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting.<p>Volatility seen in a few of our …

Stocks

Will Blockchain Technology Finally Lead Us To A Fair Payment Model For Content?

During my journalism internship, I could already see there was going to be a problem with my chosen vocation. The small New England television station where I was interning was struck by a wave of media consolidation and competition from new cable networks. Writers were happy just to be called in …

Bitcoin

Three major publishers sue college store company over textbook counterfeiting

Amid other woes as their core business shrinks, textbook publishers say they lose tens of millions of dollars a year when students buy pirated …

Macmillan Announces New Store Opening Policy

Macmillan Publishers has created a policy to support new bookstores opening in the independent bookstore channel.<p>The policy features special …

BEA 2017 Insights

By Amy Collins<p>Book Expo America (BEA) was held this year in New York from May 31st – June 2nd. It is considered to be THE networking event in North …