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A Nice Punch to the Gut from Reality

This book publishing thing, I tell you, it’s rough business. But it is a business, and so I’m going to talk about it because, well, why the heck not. 1,263 more words


Unwin: The Truth about Publishing

A unique insider’s view of how publishing works. Published almost a century ago, it is a historical snapshot of the industry that also has relevance to today’s publishers. 211 more words

Professional Books

Thompson: Merchants of Culture

A frank, insightful and accessible in-depth investigation into the realities of how publishers work and why the industry is as it is.

“The staff of every publishing house are constantly looking over their shoulders to see what their competitors are doing.

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Academic Books

Dear People I Submit My Work To: A Love Letter From the Discard Pile

Dear People I Submit My Work To;

You don’t know me, but you’ve read my handiwork, or at least the part where I make an honest attempt to spell your name correctly. 1,412 more words


'Kalimat Quarto' Latest Arab-English Joint Publishing Venture

Shortly after the Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation publishing project came to an end, another Anglo-Arabic publishing project was announced — Kalimat Quarto:

Quarto, a UK-based powerhouse founded in 1976 that publishes mainly illustrated titles, co-announced the partnership with the relatively young Sharjah, UAE-based… 310 more words

Publishing Business

Do It Yourself Book Publicity: An interview with Emma Noble

Getting your book written and published is one thing. Getting it noticed in the flood of new titles is quite another! Today, I’m interviewing publicity specialist… 1,073 more words

Book Talk

International Authors Forum: an interview with Katie Webb

The increasing global challenges to authors’ rights and livelihoods in many different spheres has had one very positive result: the formation of the International Authors Forum… 2,416 more words

Book Talk