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Everything You Need To Know About Svetlana Alexievich, Winner Of The Nobel Prize In Literature

The Belarusian journalist and author has explored conflict and its aftermath for more than 30 years

How Super Thursday Helped Publishers Turn Over A New Leaf

How publicist's lament over one day's glut of titles has become a PR triumph for the industry

How The Bookworm Chain Is Helping Shape China's Literary Scene

From humble origins Bookworm has grown to three stores and a big online presence

Too Many Books? What 'Super Thursday' Tells Us About Publishing

The age of the book is, in fact, a 500-year blip

How Guinness World Records Adapted Its Publishing Model To Fit The Digital World

Dealing with declining book sales

Explode Format & Promote Discoverability

The digital revolution invaded the research space earlier and more quickly than other areas of publishing

Unravelling The Turkish Book Market For Foreigners

The Turkish book market offers great opportunities for foreign publishers, but you have to go into it with open eyes

Ebooks change the game for both backlist and export

There are two aspects of the business that ebooks should really change

5 Observations On The Evolution Of Author Business Models

the business of authorship as publishing becomes increasingly digital-driven

Understanding the nuances of Google Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

URL Structure and Site Architecture

How To Leave Your Agent

When It's Time to Say Goodbye

Using Technology To Boost Bookstores

It's time for technology to boost serendipity in the brick-and-mortar environment

Is An Amy Schumer Essay Collection Worth $10 Million?

The logic behind publishers' massive celebrity book deals

Publishing Startup Pronoun Looks For Path Around Amazon

The simplest way of describing Pronoun is as yet another iteration of Internet-based self-publishing platforms, with a few advantages for authors over existing players

Beijing's Bookworm: The Go-to Destination For Touring Authors

Ten-year-old Chinese bookstore chain The Bookworm, founded by two expats, has become a go-to-destination in Asia for touring authors

A Dark Reading List For Your Inner Teen Goth

Happy birthday to one of the godmothers of gothic entertainment, Anne Rice

Are Newsletters The Internet's New Safe Space For Women?

Women are finding protected places for self-expression

Top 11 Bookshops In Berlin

A selection of bookshops in Berlin with particularly good offerings and beautiful facilities

4 Ways to Hack Your Book Cover Design (With Science)

Your book cover is arguably your most important brand asset

Biblioasis Is No Mirage

Canadian small press getting bigger by the year

Publishing's Evolution Means You Need To Be Everywhere, Always

Your books need to be easily available and discoverable everywhere

Publishers & Authors Must Unite Marketing Efforts

Authors are taking marketing into their own hands and successfully creating audiences and loyal followings without help from their publishers

Authors Are The New Gatekeepers To Large Audiences

For decades, the gatekeepers to reach large audiences of book consumers have been retailers, publishers, libraries and national media outlets

Jeremy Corbyn's Culture Favourites

Jeremy Corbyn's speech at the 2015 Labour party conference was littered with arts references

Forget The Book, Have You Read This Irresistible Story On Blurbs?

Consider the blurb, one of the most pervasive, longest-running — and, at times, controversial — tools in the publishing industry

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Amazon May Be Planning A Brick-and-mortar Bookstore In A Seattle Mall

Rumoured to be looking at a spot in the mall

Foyles Opens New 'Digital' Bookstore in Birmingham

"Bookshop of the Future"

Disney To Launch New Imprint Called Freeform

Young-adult and crossover fiction and nonfiction

Apple Joins Hogwarts As Enhanced Harry Potter Ebooks Land On The iBookstore

Up until now, the magic in the Harry Potter books has always been purely literary

Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Screenwriter's Debut Fetches Seven Figures

Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai's debut novel All Our Wrong Todays was preempted by Maya Ziv at Dutton for a rumored $1.25 million

US Adult Trade Sales Up in Six Months, Kids Down

Adult sales up 3.1%, kids sales down 12.3%

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