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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

TV Guide still exists??? Yep, and it's profitable

Oct 24, 2013
Cable television nearly did in TV Guide Magazine. But a few years ago a private-equity firm took it over and remade it.
Posted In: TV Guide, magazines, publishing

A new magazine takes off, but only in first class seats

Oct 15, 2013
United debuts an in-flight magazine, titled Rhapsody, for high-end and business travelers.
Posted In: Airlines, UAL, rhapsody, publishing

Book awards push for a wider audience

Oct 14, 2013
Literary prizes like the Man Booker and National Book Award try to broaden their appeal.
Posted In: literature, publishing

Malala's delicate publishing proposal

Oct 8, 2013
15-year-old Malala Yousafzai ‘s book comes out tomorrow.
Posted In: Malala, Pakistan, taliban, publishing

Book publishing business tries a rewrite

Aug 19, 2013
Once upon a time, running a publishing house was a prestige thing -- even if it was one with a challenging business model.
Posted In: Books, publishing

Random House gets in show business

Aug 19, 2013
TV food shows are big, and cookbooks by show hosts like Emeril Lagasse do really well. Penguin Random House is trying to reverse that equation.
Posted In: Random House, television, publishing

Bustle backlash: How the launch of a website for women turned into a big mess

Aug 15, 2013
Bleacher Report co-founder finds out the hard way how to not launch a website targeted to women.
Posted In: media, publishing, women

Rolling Stone's Boston bomber cover prompts backlash

Jul 17, 2013
The magazine's decision to put the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on its cover has sparked rebukes from retail outlets and government officials.
Posted In: boston marathon, publishing, magazines

Amazon to open fan fiction bookstore

Jun 28, 2013
Amazon is rolling out a new online platform for fan fiction, that is, original stories that use famous characters from TV and movies.
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, Books, publishing, self-publishing

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