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Khaled Hosseini on the economics behind 'And the Mountains Echoed'

Jun 3, 2014
We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: literature, Books, Khaled Hoseini

Amazon and the publisher

May 23, 2014
The battle between Amazon and publishers gets dirty, and there are casualties
Posted In: Amazon, Books, publishing
Paper books on a table are, of course, on sale.

Why books always seem to have a discounted price

May 8, 2014
A look at why and how retailers use cheap book prices as a selling point.
Posted In: Books, bookstore, borders

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

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