Category Archives: Publishing

Be An Artist. Not A Brand.

Because the book upset Dan Clark so much, I’m now reading Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole by Benjamin R. Barber. Everything is worse than I ever thought. Advertisements

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Time Enough At Last

Read Books, Live Longer? Book readers lived an average of almost two years longer than those who did not read at all. I have several thousand books in my To Be Read pile (print and e). There should be a … Continue reading

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The Missing Invisible Worm

Lee Child on Amazon’s real-life bookshops – and why we should be worried Nothing sells books better than physical displays in bricks-and-mortar locations. Millions of people passed by bookshop windows or airport bookstalls, and saw The Martian, and some vague … Continue reading

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Not Enough PAPER Readers

This is Kew Gardens, Queens, NY: The Comic Den in Kew Gardens closes because “We don’t have enough readers” “The new generation of readers is going online,” said Janet Vargas, who co-owns the store with her husband Luis, adding that … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In The Tragic, Backward Book World

Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year? Two ongoing court battles involving large, technology multinationals may go before the Supreme Court this year, and the outcome of either case could alter the course of … Continue reading

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