Friday 24th October
Expectations that OA will address the serial costs crisis are fading away
Delivery methods come and go but high quality content endures
Sweden's book market is bracing for the launch of Amazon, where ebooks are hamstrung by high taxes and print books are still relatively affordable
Building an effective direct to consumer web presence could be the key to turning around some of the major problems publishers are facing
Publishers aren't perfect. But no one who cares about a diverse literary marketplace can actually side with Amazon
"Here's a little real talk about the book publishing industry"
Since its founding, Amazon has always been more interested in the value of user data over the value of any level of quality
So, I asked myself, with both my reader and author hats on, what it would take to be a contender in the eBook marketplace.
It was really obvious this year that Frankfurt — at least that part of it which is about English-language publishers buying and selling with non-English markets — is shrinking
And the nice Kindle Voyage won't change that
Book streaming services are still struggling to get bestsellers on to our virtual shelves
If I weighed in on Amazon's side in its battle with Hachette, no publisher would ever publish another book of mine
Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America
On grounds of consumer fraud?
Where is the money to pay authors to write "serious literature" going to come from?
The difference between the real thing and by-the-numbers efforts becomes ever more glaring
When the works of hundreds of writers from countries with a population less than Bangalore are being translated and sold in millions, maybe people from Karnataka should take the responsibility of promoting their own literature.?''
The new system of paying translators in Germany actually can punish the publisher for having a bestseller in some cases
"Hugh Howey's short-sighted, Ayn Rand-ian argument harms book culture"
Why we need a new way of talking about young adult literature
The German copyright on Mein Kampf expires in 2015, renewing debate on whether it should be reprinted, or even read
The great thing about a literary prize is not who wins, but that there is so much to admire
Nobel judge Horace Engdahl is wrong - creative writing courses and grants aren't barriers to becoming a rebellious writer, says Polari winner Diriye Osman
Amazon doesn't have any kind of monopoly