The publishing industry shows signs of maturity with a spate of new books addressing bullying.
Hugh Howey and 'WOOL' represent a story-book story about getting a book into print.
Internet superpower Apple has been embroiled in a legal suit against the US Department of Justice since April 2012. Five publishers were accused along with Apple, but as of February, they have all settled with the DOJ.
The stores charge that secret agreements made between the publishers and Amazon give Amazon the advantage in selling e-books, but some industry observers find flaws in their logic.
Macmillan has settled an antitrust lawsuit with the Department of Justice. The DOJ claimed Macmillan, along with Apple and other e-book publishers, were conspiring to raise prices.
Bookish, which lets users find recommendations based on their favorite titles, and features exclusive content from authors like Elizabeth Gilbert, was created by publishers Simon & Schuster, Penguin, and Hachette Book Group. Bookish lets users create an account and add titles to their digital 'shelf.'
E-books don't involve costs like paper, labor, and shipping, so why do they often cost more than their paperback counterparts? Here's the answer, and why e-book prices may be falling in the future.
The most recent sign that self-publishing is on the rise? New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani chose a self-released book as one of her favorite titles of the year.