Finding The Joy In Publishing
First of all, watch this video, which is part of an inspiring tweet from earlier this week that went viral and got viewed millions of times: What you just watched is Alice Chigumira, a former Zimbabwean refugee into the United Kingdom and advocate for women's rights, open up a Christmas present to find her own book staring back at her. It's a remarkable, joyous video that feels fortunate to be able to peer in on. Acquiring Digital Book World has been an equally joyous experie
Barnes & Noble: How Can We Miss You, If You Won't Go Away?
Barnes & Noble has not had a very good year. They've foisted a lot of corporate dirty laundry on us, they've put together a Christmas gift list bereft of actual books, they're making unforced errors like this, and they're fueling speculation of an acquisition led by you-know-who. At the same time, they've come out with a brand new Nook, and they're experimenting actively with new concept stores. To their credit, they're not going down without a fight. One of the persistent to