Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Roundup with PW

How German Publishers Deal With Amazon
At the opening to this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, held earlier this month, the chairman of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association talked about how local houses and retailers are trying to prevent Amazon from “monopolizing” the book business. Among other things, he noted that an e-reader backed by German publishers and booksellers is outselling Amazon's Kindle. more »

Why I'm Addicted to Bookstores
Susan Cheever, the author of biographies, novels, and memoirs, talks about the irresistibility of independent bookstores, her last addiction. more »

A Library-Inspired Short Film: Director Jason LaMotte was inspired to make the new film 'The Library' by his neighborhood library in Houston, Texas.

Stacy Schiff Spotlights Salem: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Schiff discusses her revealing new book, 'The Witches: Salem, 1692.'

B&N: Big Retailer On Campus: Barron’s examines B&N Education’s place in the college bookstore market where the company operates over 730 outlets.

Ta-Nehisi Coates in the Hot Seat: The author of 'Between The World and Me' offered his thoughts on why his writing appeals to 'so many white people.'

David Mitchell Rejects Genre Wars: The 'Cloud Atlas' author discussed his new horror-inspired story 'Slade House.'

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