Tag Archives: Publishing

No Book Deals For Traitors

Author Barry Lyga has posted an open letter signed by more than 250 authors, agents, booksellers, and publishers supporting their opposition to any publisher signing up President Donald Trump or members of his administration for any further book deals. “Traditionally, members … Continue reading

Posted in Books, USA, Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Talking Books

I have an on-again, off-again interest in podcasts. When I’m traveling, I tend to catch-up on the podcasts that I’ve been meaning to listen to for a while. Since I’ve been stuck at home, my podcast consumption has been limited. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, ebooks, Tech, USA, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Person of the Year

The book trade magazine Publishers Weekly has named the “Book Business Worker” as person of the year. The wonderful graphic above illustrates just some of the multitudes who keep publishing and bookselling going even in the midst of a world-wide pandemic. You … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Art, Books, Bookstore Tourism, Libraries, USA, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Freedom to be Free

Penguin Great Ideas is a series of mainly non-fiction books published by Penguin Books. Titles contained within this series are considered to be world-changing, influential and inspirational. Topics covered include history, philosophy, politics, science and culture. The project has resulted in six series of twenty … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Asia, Books, Europe, History, USA, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Not in the Nick of time

I recently read that there is a prequel to The Great Gatsby scheduled for publication in January 2021 when the copyright expires on F.Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel. On January 1, 2021, the iconic book enters the public domain in … Continue reading

Posted in Books, USA, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A slight change of Emphasis


Posted in Art, Books, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is This The Prequel You’ve Been Waiting For?

Suzanne Collins, author of the blockbuster best-selling, major-motion-picture-adapted Hunger Games trilogy, has done what most writers of runaway best-selling, major-motion-picture-adapted book series eventually do, and has  gone and written a prequel. The prequel, titled The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, is … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Film, movies, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Screen to Page

While it’s not unusual for books to be made into films, it’s less common for movies to be transformed into print.  A24, the New York City-based entertainment company responsible for the films such as  Moonlight, Spring Breakers, Ex Machina, Room and The Witch has begun … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Film | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

This Is The End(papers)

Those of us who are true book geeks suffer from an obsessive fascination with all aspects of books. We don’t just like reading books, or collecting books, we love the physicality of books. Some of us are into book covers. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Europe, Maps | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Happy Reading

    Happy Reading is publisher Penguin’s new advertising campaign celebrating the special   relationship that forms between a reader and the books they’ve treasured over the years. Happy Reading consists of a series of posters that feature the well-read, and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment