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The book world needs practical dreamers. Enter publisher-novelist Martin Riker

Micro-publisher Martin Riker has just published a novel of his own, 'The Guest Lecture,' that proves fiction can be experimental and rigorous at once. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-26 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

Digital Book World, a conference focused on innovation in publishing, opened in New York City with a talk from the International Publishers Association about a two-year project focusing on data collection, as well as the need for more accessible books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

Digital Book World, a conference focused on innovation in publishing, opened in New York City with a talk from the International Publishers Association about a two-year project focusing on data collection, as well as the need for more accessible books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Let the fun begin!’ Why did romance writer Susan Meachen fake her own death? | Arwa Mahdawi

Two years after her apparent suicide, the novelist has announced she is still very much alive. Is this what it takes to sell books nowadays?‘All publicity is good publicity,” Susan Meachen thought to herself as she prepared to stage her suicide. In September 2020, Meachen, the self-published... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-11 07:00:12 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers Host an Airy Rights Center in Rome

'Independent publishers make up the soul of the book world, and I felt that strongly here.' Industry pros rave about rights meetings in Rome. The post Italian Publishers Host an Airy Rights Center in Rome appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-12-09 22:55:39 UTC ]
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A Trial Put Publishing’s Inner Workings on Display. What Did We Learn?

The book world can be opaque to outsiders. A case offered an unusual glimpse into it, revealing curiosities about the business and details about book deals. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-19 14:50:05 UTC ]
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Romance Set in the Book World: Is It Just Me, or Is It a Trend?

Books about books have always been super popular, but there are a lot of romance novels set in the publishing world in 2022. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-29 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Best-Selling Debut Novels Are the Bald Eagles of the Book World

Unless an author is a household name or has a celebrity endorsement, the hardcover fiction list can be elusive for first-timers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-23 10:00:01 UTC ]
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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 07:00:47 UTC ]
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Philip Roth, Blake Bailey and publishing in the post-#MeToo era

WW Norton withdrew Bailey’s Roth biography after a series of allegations about its author. As generational conflict rages in the book world and across culture, we ask: who decides whether we can separate the art from the artist?There was something dramatically overwrought about first the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-27 08:00:19 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 28, 2021

John Green has the #2 book in the country with 'The Anthropocene Reviewed.' Plus the children's book world says goodbye to beloved creators Eric Carle and Lois Ehlert. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Could NFTs Work in Publishing?

There is no clear path yet for nonfungible tokens in the book world, explains Bill Rosenblatt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Purpose driven

Brand has always been a complex thing in the book world. Most publishers lack widespread brand recognition beyond the industry, with the obvious exception of Penguin. Many prefer to dilute their brand with numerous sub-brands in the form of imprints, rather than consolidate under one bigger... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-11 13:19:53 UTC ]
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Girl A: Abigail Dean on her shocking debut novel that's taking the book world by storm

Has this Google lawyer written the book of the year? The part-time author talks about the inspiration for her thriller about siblings who flee abusive parents and their ‘house of horror’Abigail Dean was about to turn 30 when she suddenly realised that her job as a lawyer was using up all the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-25 06:00:07 UTC ]
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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:04:53 UTC ]
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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 14:30:15 UTC ]
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The greatest job in the literary world is accepting applications again.

Are you happy in your current book world job? Do you arise each morning with a sense of purpose? Does social isolation, political turmoil, and inclement fall weather agree with you? Can you turn up to work barefoot and go snorkeling on your lunch break? If you answered “no” to any of the above... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 16:47:43 UTC ]
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$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.

When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton and Galileo, they shocked the antiquarian book world and inspired a number of theories about what had happened. Who would target such rare... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 17:44:04 UTC ]
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