With Amazon's Tuesday evening blog post claiming the company does not expect its dispute with the Hachette Book Group to end any time soon, the standoff between the e-tailer and one of its vendors is once again showing how much leverage the online giant enjoys in the book marketplace. As the Amazon-Hachette showdown continues to dominate talk at BookExpo America this week, many industry insiders are wondering whether any retail player can challenge Amazon's dominance. more »
BEA 2014: Bricks-and-Mortar Rebounding
Wednesday’s BookExpo panel on the future of bricks-and-mortar retailing couldn’t have been scheduled at a more auspicious time for indies: the day after the American Booksellers Association announced a resurgence in the number of independent bookstores. more »
Authors Nicholas Carr and Hugh Howey, among others, debated the impact of technology on publishing and culture. more »
Amazon's Last Defenders?: Despite the e-tailer's bigfooting, some nonprofits still view taking Amazon's money as a necessary evil.
Poehler's Cover Reveal : A glimpse at the cover of Amy Poehler's "Yes Please," out on October 28 from Dey Street Books.
Clinton's Book Tour May Preview Campaign: Whether Clinton intends it as such or not, every aspect of the upcoming book launch is being evaluated as possible strategy in a yet-undeclared presidential campaign.
'Kirkus' Unveils Three $50K Book Prizes: The annual Kirkus Prizes will honor works of fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature.
'This is Where I Leave You' Trailer: Jonathan Tropper’s 2009 novel "This Is Where I Leave You" is getting the feature film treatment with an all-star cast, and the first trailer has finally arrived.VIEW ALL »
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