E-book prices seem entirely reasonable now, but once a library signs on, it must continually pay the rising subscription fee or the books will just vanish.
Thoughts on Amazon, e-books, and the future of how we read words.
How one small publisher ditched Amazon and is having its best year ever.
The launch of the Espresso Book Machine at BookExpo America in June 2007 promised to usher in a new age of bookseller publishers.
New tools can help disseminate work in art history, archaeology, and many other fields that have presented high hurdles for print publishing.
Barefoot Books is a successful, thriving, independent publishing house that creates beautiful, high-quality books for children - and doesn't sell via chain stores or online discount sites, not even Amazon. The Barefoot model is human-scale but that d...
There is no technological fix.
With its use of sound and interactivity, the Device 6 app isn't a novel. ... Right?
The grandfather of the media industry, publishing has made an ally of technology and is, in many respects, thriving.
As Amazon tears down the gates around literary culture, even independents are caught in the crossfire
Think of less diversity among books. Imagine less personality between publishers. And then think of a relentless conveyor belt of books that will enforce this lack of distinction.
The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.
Molly Flatt: New digital options from the big publishers offer opportunities and limitations. It's just a case of reading the small print
When Open Road Media launched in 2009, the idea of an all-digital publisher was still fairly new. Nearly four years later, it's encountering more competition as publishers of all sizes hone their digital strategies. Here's what it's doing to try to s...
The landscape of celebrity publishing is a dreary one, but it is lucrative.
Ultimately that industry descriptor is hardly the best rubric for the way scholarly communication is democratizing.
Alison Baverstock: As the DIY approach gains more and more writers and readers, traditional publishers must reinvent themselves