NYT: Publishers Accelerate Paperback Publishers’... →
vintageanchor: It used to be like clockwork in the book business: first the hardcover edition was released, then, about one year later, the paperback. But in an industry that has been upended by the growth of e-books, publishers are moving against convention by pushing paperbacks into publication earlier than usual, sometimes less than six months after they appeared in hardcover. This week...
McMurtry's book store is one I could disappear for... →
It's the End for Borders, but How Are Independent... →
Unabridged’s two cents are halfway down the page.
To go through a life painlessly is to have not lived. Even just to say to...– Jonathan Franzen for The New York Times (via gracebello)
It’s a mistake to deprecate digital images just because they are suddenly...– Food for thought, with special relevance to those who fear that the rise of digital books means the end of print. Books and Other Fetish Objects - NYTimes.com (via bookladysblog)
For the ragetoon obsessed adult only. Probably... →
For the ragetoon obsessed. Children’s classics with your popular Internet meme? Don’t mind if I do.
…On a busy street one quickly becomes a voyeur. An air of danger, eroticism, and...– Charles Simic, from Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell, coming out in paperback this September. (via nyrbclassics)
A Rep Reading: Bookselling: Not for the... →
“If actual bookstores go away, I think we will be worse off for it. Meanwhile, if you have a bookstore of any kind near you, stop by, have a conversation, and let them sell you a book.” This is an amazing post. Must read! bookladysblog: A book sales rep on the state of things. arepreading: After a week of visiting my booksellers and the publication of some timely articles...
Books to Drool Over →
There are some really impressive titles on this list, but, just like in life, you have to wait for most. mcnallyjackson: italicsmine: At The Millions, we put together a big Most Anticipated Books post! There are some amazing reads coming out… The Chad Harbach book = a more graceful Freedom. We heartily recommend. Also I’d like to add Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station, which is funny...