Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Roundup with PW

iBooks Bestsellers: Grisham Lands at #2
'Gray Mountain,' the latest novel from John Grisham, debuted on Apple’s iBooks chart at #2. Gillian Flynn’s 'Gone Girl' continued its domination, holding onto the #1 spot nearly a month after the film adaptation, which sent the book back to the top of bestseller charts, opened in theaters on October 3. more » »

Why the Amazon, Publishing Fight Matters: At his blog, Dr. Syntax, former Bloomsbury Press publisher Peter Ginna responds to Matt Yglesias' piece on why "Amazon is doing the world a favor by crushing book publishers."

Stine Writes a Short Story on Twitter: Prolific author R.L. Stine is celebrating Halloween a little early this year by publishing his latest story entirely on Twitter.

E-book Prices May Rise As VAT Kicks In: Publishers and retailers will aim to prevent e-book prices from soaring when a new European-wide VAT law on digital products is introduced on January 1, 2015.

10 Tolkien Facts You Might Not Know: Mental Floss offers a list of things even the most ardent fans don't know about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.

'The Blank Screen Is the Enemy': The Millions interviews David Mitchell.

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