Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Celebrating University Presses: "The World’s Oldest Media Business"

University presses may seem like a stodgy lot, but the AAUP will put their innovation on display during its 2nd annual University Press Week this November 10-16.
Porter Anderson looks at reactions to the news of Larry Kirshbaum's departure from Amazon Publishing, plus problems with print, and more.
From Books in Browsers:
If you couldn't make it to the annual Books in Browsers summit, or you want to relive your favorite presentations, find all the videos on Ustream.
More News from PP:
A new exhibition at the New York Public Library is dedicated to why children's books. In The Smart Set, Paula Marantz Cohen writes more about how influential children's books are.
Pedro Herz, CEO of Brazil’s biggest book chain, Livraria Cultura, says that the key to staying in business is simple: keep customers coming to the stores.

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