Author Publicists Who Don’t Tweet? And Under Their Own Names? Fire Them.

Two Things Prompted This Irritating Column A clearly lame bid for authors’ hard-earned money for so-called “reader engagement” and book sales. The arrival on Twitter of a brand-new user who is also one of the highest-visibility literary agents in the country. Old scams and new social mediators. I knew it was time to get at… Read More

'Print books are more like decorations': A #FutureChat recap

Could ebooks and print be friends instead of enemies? Having heralded The noise and fury— where he wrote, “Booksellers are back! The print book is on the rise! The ebook is dead!” — The Bookseller editor Philip Jones then returned Friday with classic irony in Surprise, surprise: Defying what we sometimes read in the wider… Read More