Friday, January 29, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Authors United Calls to Bust Amazon 'Monopoly'
If Amazon’s business practices continue unchecked the result could be a “nuclear winter” for book publishing, said Smashwords founder Mark Coker during a Jan. 27 event called Amazon’s Book Monopoly—A Threat to Freedom of Expression? more »

BIGNY to Host Adult Coloring Book Panel
The Book Industry Guild of New York is exploring the adult coloring book phenomenon with a discussion panel, 'Color My World,' set for February 9. »

Valentines for Bookish Hearts: Check out 20 book-inspired Valentine's Day cards to give to those who love literature.

Authors Rally for U.K.'s Libraries Day: As libraries face closure around the U.K., the nationwide celebration on February 6 is drawing support from authors such as Philip Ardagh.

Helen MacDonald's Favorite Books: The bestselling 'H is for Hawk' author revealed why she doesn't read Jane Austen, what she's reading now, and more.

Why Books Have Blank Pages: A layout artist explains the purposes blank pages serve, noting that they actually don’t cost publishers money.

Bolano’s ‘2666’ is Coming to the Stage: The complicated novel by Roberto Bolano is opening at the Goodman Theater starting February 6.


No comments: