“If you’re an editor at a major publishing house, you have to look globally [for new works to translate] and that can be overwhelming.”
Physical books, and physical bookstores, are not going away anytime soon, says an investor.
The news from France is relatively positive considering the book business there often feels it’s beleaguered.
“FY18 federal library funding has not been saved yet and hurdles can arise at each stage of the appropriations process,” PW’s Andrew Albanese tells CCC’s Chris Kenneally.
For Benetech, knowledge is a fundamental human right.
In publisher lawsuit, Milo Yiannopoulos alleges a plot to ‘silence’ conservative voices.
In this “Best of Beyond the Book” episode, award-winning video game developer and novelist Jakub Szamalek asserts, “I’m absolutely convinced that books and games are not competitors and that people are likely to do both.”
Erin McKean says her professional goal is to make every word in the English language “lookupable.”