How the NY Times broke its own monopoly

In the years before the New York Times began its long-awaited reorganization, its editors began to make changes.The paper had begun publishing the Times Op-Ed page, which included columns by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Pollan, but the paper was still struggling to find a way to pay the staff that churned out Op-eds for the newspaper.And that was in a […]

How to buy a publishing house from India

Whittlesy House has come under fire for a $1bn (£900m) acquisition of a publishing rights holder in India.Whittleseys publishers have published the books of acclaimed Indian author Shashi Tharoor, as well as the novels of renowned authors such as Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy and Salman Khan, and the TV series The Big Bang Theory.Whittys publisher, the Indian company Kishore Mehta, […]

Hunter House publishes new ‘The Last Hunt’ book

Hunter House Publishing has released the first volume of its new book series, The Last Hunt.The new series of six books is set in the aftermath of the Battle of Hastings.Each volume is comprised of four stories, and features a different setting.Hunter House describes the book as a “historical drama.”The first book in the series, “The Last Hunting,” is set […]

What is a “bounty” and how do you get it?

The word “bountiful” has been around for centuries, and it is one of the words in the Bible.In the words of the King James Bible, God gave Abraham and his family a “very bountiful” harvest of grain and other food.However, according to a new report, bountiful is not always enough to get a good deal.According to the report from the […]

How to find a great author: the list

The Huffington Posts is proud to publish the best booklist for August.We’re sharing it with you in the hopes that you’ll enjoy reading it as much as we did.The list is curated by Emily A. Johnson and is published monthly and is based on the feedback from the reader community.This month, we’ve got: “The First Girl” by Amy Tanenbaum (Fantagraphics) […]

Penguin House is a publisher, not a publisher-in-chief

A new publishing house has launched in Dublin with a new focus on online and social media.The Penguin House Group, which has over 1,500 publishers, said it wanted to bring together the best of the best in publishing, including digital publishing, print and video to create a world-class publishing business.Online publisher The Penguin Group, based in Dublin, has set up […]