Friday, April 27, 2012

News from Publishing Perspectives

"Our philosophy is highly-prized and highly-priced," says Patrick Neate of UK Book Slam's first effort at publishing, a £30 hardcover of One for the Trouble.

What role does the physical copy have in the digital world? For many it does indeed serve as a reminder, a souvenir, of the initial reading experience.

In the UK, there is a growing interest in Chinese authors, according to agents and publishers, but the challenge of selecting works for translation remains.

Surveying Malaysia's booming book market finds award-winning multicultural publishers, growing readership, a hot rights scene, and innovative digital projects.

Nonprofit Sourcefabric’s open-source book-creation tools offer flexible, low-cost solutions for publishers and multiple authors working on books.

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