Articles tagged publishing

The Magnificent Seven: Bazillion Points, All Metal and Punk Pens Blazing

Since it launched in 2007, Bazillion Points has released seven of the best books about metal and punk, including the very best book about metal, yet.

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Print-On-Demand and the Future of Independent Publishing, Part 2

PopMatters speaks to major figureheads in the POD industry to determine where it is, what it can do, and most importantly, where it's going ...

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A Woman of No Importance?

Historically, so-called women’s fiction is a bit of a mess. The Bronte sisters, studied in literature and MFA programs the world over, were forced to publish under male pseudonyms, while authors such as Jane Austen and Louisa May Alcott, who enjoyed some success in their respective periods, were still condescended to.

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Penguin & the iPad: Taking Books to the Next Level, or Leaving Them in the Dust?

Apple's latest gadget, the iPad, hits shelves this weekend. There's been a lot of chatter on the interwebs and in the publishing world about how the shiny new tech may change the way we think of books.

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Apple’s latest gadget, the iPad, is set to hit shelves next week. There’s been a lot of talk about how the shiny new

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17 Feb 2010 // 6:00 AM

The iPad Cometh

Prior to the unveiling of the iPad in late January, the New York Times reported that many publishers were hoping that Apple’s device would

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What’s More Dangerous on the Web—Hackers or Hacks?

Content producers have the power to be whomever they want, but if they let themselves be dictated too much by factors like Google, page views, and ad revenue, they end up simply joining a droning, mundane chorus of mediocrity.

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Nobody Puts Twitter in a Curation Corner

Twitter has fast become a land of curators. But where does curation go from here, and do we really want it to go there?

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Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour

The impossibility of getting a realistic love story published in Iran, a relationship gone off the rails, a mysterious assassin; how much more intrigue and frustration could fit into one story?

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Fear of a Mouse Planet: What Disney’s Acquisition of Marvel Means for the House of Ideas

The fears of a Disney planet are fears that these characters we cherish will be tinkered with or even taken away from us.

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10 Apr 2007 // 2:11 AM

André Schiffrin The picture on the cover of A Political Education: Coming of Age in Paris and New York is of a young boy standing,

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