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Are small publishers doing all the hard work for the big ones?

These days, it is minimally staffed and funded firms who invest in new authors. The giants avoid such risk, only picking the writers once their names are madePaul McVeigh and Kirsty Logan are authors you may have heard of. Both of their debuts were published by Salt, an independent publisher.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Electric Archive

At some point in college, I discovered the parts of the libraries where the fun stuff was kept. In the sort of space where you would end up after getting lost, often beyond the spread of daylight, magazines were bound and packed on shelves that ran back to the 19th century. Everything was there:... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Finland: Leena Majander-Reenpää, Publisher, WSOY

Leena Majander-Reenpää is the publisher of WSOY, one of the leading Finnish publishers dating back to the 19th century. Find out about the latest authors, bestsellers and digital publishing projects from WSOY. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with Gustav Niebuhr: The Story of an Unknown Hero

In his new book, 'Lincoln's Bishop,' former New York Times religion correspondent Gustav Niebuhr tells the compelling tale of Henry Benjamin Whipple, who spoke out loudly against injustice toward Native Americans during the 19th century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Data Added $156 Billion in Revenue to Economy Last Year [Updated]

Responding to growing Washington attacks on data brokers, the Direct Marketing Association is mounting its biggest defense by unveiling a new study Monday during its annual conference in Chicago. The study quantifies how much of the economy is driven by companies that use consumer-level data to... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Gilbert visits the 19th century in 'The Signature of All Things'

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert plunges into historical fiction with a creative passion in the novel 'The Signature of All Things.'With a charming, flawed heroine straight out of Jane Austen, a Dickensian rags-to-riches story and thwarted romances that hark back to the Brontës,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Satiric iPad App Punch Wants You To Laugh, Play, Pay

Despite a cheeky promotional claim that profitability is "not something we think about," Punch has a grand vision of becoming a lucrative tablet publishing platform. But first, a quiz: hedge fund or organic farm?David Bennahum is the CEO of Punch, a news and entertainment app that launched last... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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