Items Tagged With commercial publishers

The History of American Reading Culture, Alan Moore Drafts Novel Over a Million Words Long, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.11.14

The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.

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Elegy for Journalist James Foley, in Defense of Amazon, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.3.14

Penguin Random House restructures operations; the lost pulp novel of Gore Vidal; the usefulness of literature; and other news.

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A Day in the Life of a Publishing House

by Michael Bourne

Feature

Posted 8.20.14

Michael Bourne

We take a look inside the New York City offices of Simon & Schuster as its staff prepares to launch Matthew Thomas’s debut novel, We Are Not Ourselves, a title the publisher acquired for more than a million dollars. 

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Hachette Revenue Up Despite Amazon Dispute, Pig Pen Sedaris Is Flattered, and More

by staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.14

A sociologist at Queens College makes a compelling case for self-publishing; Harry Potter is all over a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana; Amy Tan builds a home she can grow old in; and other news.

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