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Twitter invites writers to think beyond 140 characters

Mar 12, 2014
Twitter’s Fiction Festival is less about fiction and more about publishing.
Posted In: Books, publishing

Meet Sylvia Day: The steamy baroness of book deals

Feb 18, 2014
Romance novelist Sylvia Day is making millions, and she's doing it her way.
Posted In: Books, authors, romance, ebooks

Goldfish have longer attention spans than Americans, and the publishing industry knows it

Feb 11, 2014
Book publishers are taking a page from Netflix's binge-watching-centric business model
Posted In: netflix, binge watching, television, Books, reading

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Jan 8, 2014
Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.
Posted In: Books, e-readers, Nook, Kindle

Man, this book is depressing

Jan 8, 2014
Researchers in the UK come up with a literary misery index that corresponds with economic downturns.
Posted In: Books, misery index

'Cool Tools,' a 'Whole Earth Catalog' for today

Dec 25, 2013
Author Kevin Kelly on his book, "Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities."
Posted In: Books

Debut novelist nets $2 million advance in publishers bidding war

Nov 11, 2013
One publishing analyst isn't surprised at the $2 million dollar advance paid to a debut novelist for his 900-page work.
Posted In: Books, publishing

How Amazon went from book seller to retail giant

Oct 16, 2013
A new book chronicles the growth of Amazon and the personality behind its founder Jeff Bezos.
Posted In: Amazon, Books, Retail

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

A tactical approach to personal finance

Oct 9, 2013
When it comes to personal finance, a military-esque dedication to discipline can work well.
Posted In: Saving, Personal Finance, Books

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