Sunday 31st August
A disunited kingdom?
Books can be dangerous
All of us, of any age, should read, be it in book form or digital
As the battle lines harden in the Amazon dispute, no one is in the wrong - that both sides are, in fact, right
Whatever the resolution between Amazon and the big publishers, the author will be screwed
The remorseless destruction of our national public library system continues
The Ebook price row has the potential to create irreversible changes to the literary world and its business models
Oh yes please
The internet could help revive the romantic ideal of the novelist
We should exercise caution when booksellers and publishers come bearing figures
Sets new standard in controversy, vitriol, and, shame for science fiction's supposedly highest and most-touted award
And they need to do it one person at a time with one book at a time
One of those companies is, of course, Google . . .
The effort that goes into writing a book should not influence a reviewer
Right now, the only advantages big publishing offers over self-pubbing are the advance, and the ability to get paper books onto shelves.
Because Star Ratings Can Be Useless
Publishers need to take a page out of the retailer playbook
'Publishers simply cannot function without independent bookstores'
In the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks asks: "Do people really pass from Fifty Shades of Grey to Alice Munro?" The answer: Perhaps not.
50 Excellent Novels by Female Writers Under 50 That Everyone Should Read
Authors should back Amazon in the battle with Hachette
New delivery option, same business model
Publishers have been squeezing authors over ebook royalties for years
Should retailers be able to dictate suicidal business terms to their suppliers?
Helping readers make surprising discoveries may be key to their success