Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Why the Milo Yiannopoulos Book Deal Tarnishes the Publishing Industry
When a major publisher legitimizes old-fashioned hate speech and rebrands lies as alternative facts, our authors lose, our books lose, and our country loses.
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Kickstarter Hits $100 Million Mark for Publishing Projects
Since its launch in 2009, Kickstarter has raised over $100 million for publishing projects, $21 million of which was raised last year.
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The 'Boston Review' Launches Bookazine Program
The 'Boston Review' has merged its magazine and book publications into quarterly bookazines in a bid to offer focused, thematic content to readers.
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Amazon Looks for London Storefronts: Amazon is said to have begun searching for high street locations in central London.

What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read: President Trump’s strategic adviser is elevating a once-obscure network of political thinkers and their books.

Librarians Fight Inaccurate News: Librarians are stepping into the breach to help students become smarter evaluators of the information that floods into their lives.

Sci-Fi Writers Examine Climate Change: Jeff VanderMeer, Lidia Yuknavitch, and others discuss solutions to an urgent problem that increases in urgency by the day.

Introducing Reading Across America: A new bi-monthly column from Literary Hub will focus on highlighting community-based reading series.



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