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.”
“The publishers in AAP’s StatShot program reported that revenues declined about 6.6% over 2015. Overall, revenue for 2016 was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015,” says Andrew Albanese.
As basic a question as “Who owns the rights to a work?” doesn’t always yield a ready answer.
“For library patrons, the HarperCollins deal means 24/7 access to titles in the selected collection—no more waiting on a hold list for these titles,” says Andrew Albanese.
As it celebrates 25 years of publishing authoritative audiobook reviews, Audiofile magazine is also celebrating the audiobook too.
“As the pace of digital change quickened, librarians have found themselves at once evangelizing for digital technology and wrestling with its implications.”
The Independent Book Publishers Association sees a bias against indie voices in book award contests, media reviews and inclusion on bookstore shelves. To ensure that books are judged on merit and quality rather than on the size of the publisher or the author’s business model, IBPA has made available an industry standards checklist for a professionally published book.