The New York Times literary critic surveys the history of the newspaper’s book review to discover what has, and what hasn’t, changed in the last century.
The potential combined market clout of two major multinationals provides potential negative results for independent publishers, authors, and readers alike.
The dearth of serious literary critique in contemporary society is concerning, because a robust literature depends on robust criticism.
The American author’s fiction is too frequently placed in a generic box; her output was much more wide ranging, including pieces like this atypical story.
Open letter signed by 500 authors, publishers, and industry stakeholders opposes book contracts for those who worked in the Trump administration
Barry Lyga’s letter, titled “No Book Deals for Traitors” says that “no one should be enriched for their contributions to evil.”
The Ballad of Black Tom asks who the real monsters are.
It is worthwhile to focus on the positive outcomes from a year that was incredibly challenging on numerous fronts.
Notwithstanding the real challenges last year presented, there is good reason to be hopeful about the robust longevity of the literary ecosystem.
Simon & Schuster cancels book by Senator Josh Hawley after “dangerous insurrection” in Washington, D.C.
One of America’s largest publishers has decided to step away from publishing a forthcoming work by the pugilistic Misouri senator.
The longtime editor-in-chief of Inanna Publications is remembered as much for her dedication to publishing debut and marginalized authors as her commitment to small presses in Canada.