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Category Archives: Press Release
Amazon Is Finally Setting Up Shop In Russia, Says Report, Expanding Its International Footprint Again
INGRID LUNDENposted yesterday12 Comments E-commerce giant Amazon looks like it is gearing up for the latest chapter in its international expansion: an operation in Russia. According to this article in Forbes (in Russian) the company has opened its first office in the country, headed by Arkady Vitrouk. Vitrouk is the former general director of ABC-Atticus, a publishing group owned by … Continue reading
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL U.S. EDITION Wednesday, April 3, 2013 As of 2:54 PM PDT By Greg Bensinger and Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg Amazon.com Inc.’s announcement of a deal to acquire Goodreads has set off a backlash among some fans of the popular site who treasured its independence.
By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG Barnes & Noble Inc. BKS +0.43% has sharply reduced the number of Simon & Schuster titles it carries in its stores as well as the promotion it gives those books as a result of a financial dispute between the two companies, say people familiar with the matter. Getty Images
The online retail giant is tapping its huge customer base and vast technical underpinnings to reshape the way books, movies, and television programs are made. by Jay Greene May 22, 2012 12:00 AM PDT
Book Review: The Accidental Anarchist, by Bryna Kranzler
Posted: January 6, 2013 | Author: DICK LOFTIN | Filed under: Books |3 Comments »
By Dick Loftin.
It is somewhat of a miracle that this book even exists. Written from the more than one hundred year old diaries of her grandfather, Bryna Kranzler has captured an amazing story of survival, certain but somehow avoidable death, dire conditions of climate, hunger on the verge of starvation, all taken with humor and conviction. Continue reading
It seems so…unliterary. But publishing houses despise authors and are doing everything they can to make their lives miserable. Here’s why. Authors are admittedly a strange lot. There’s something antisocial about retreating from life for months or years at a time, to perform the solitary act of writing a book. On top of that, authors are flaky. They promise to … Continue reading
Interview with the author of The Accidental Anarchist
If there’s one thing every self-published author yearns for, it’s to be reviewed alongside traditionally published books, but for most that’s a dream that is unlikely to come true. Book reviewers, whether for traditional book review columns or book blogs, frequently don’t accept submissions from self-published authors. Instead, there’s a web of professional relationships between traditional publishers and reviewers which … Continue reading