our children were small their favorite books were DK. They were
generally oversized and very colorful and covered everything from
planets to insects, anatomy to ocean life. Penguin
has announced DK is for sale.
2015 Book Sales
Up, Revenue Down
book sales increased by just 0.8% last year while overall revenue
fell 2.6%. Children's ebooks fell 43% while adult ebooks declined
what's been missing all along for ebook subscription providers
(besides profits) is curated
content! Who knew?
magazine covers has different strictures than designing book covers,
but there are enough thoughtful ideas here
that's it's definitely worth a read.
Press at Clements Library
manufacturing products, there was a time when printing presses not
only reproduced art, they themselves were handsomely styled and
elaborately decorated. This
of New Scam
just a variation on previous scams involving checks that can't be
this one involves production and shipping. Printers write off too
much debt every year in their zeal to keep the presses producing.
announcing that B&N hopes to have 4 “concept” stores opening
in 2017, details
are emerging of the first in Eastchester, NY. It is designed
around a former Border's store and hopes to “encourage customers to
buy products online”.
At Last, A Self
artists shouldn't be concerned about making a buck, so Stefan Ahnhem
won't be too discouraged when the reader reaction to his
disappearing serial crime ebook is underwhelming.
wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure, by delighting and
instructing the reader at the same time.Horace