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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

More Bits of Info

I have a ridiculous love of miscellaneous bits of information. Reading these consumes an impractical amount of my time. But they are so interesting! Here's a place to learn all sorts of writing/publishing stuff:

For anyone interested, the July 2009 issue of the Southern Review of Books newsletter has been posted.

Do you know the percentages of books sold by various retailers? You may be surprised at what we found.

Other stories include:
1. For first time ever, more POD than conventional titles published in 2008
2. Breaking news from the book barons
3. Top-flight faculty announced for Boston author-publisher classes
4. Little, Brown to publish book on 'missing link' fossil
5. Publishers Weekly's Ed Nawotka joins Publishing Perspectives
6. News about bookstores, publishing, marketing and promotion
7. Where do consumers buy books? Here's the latest data
8. SIBA introduces 'The Okra Picks,' a southern-fried book list
9. How bad is it - and what is the book business doing to cope?
10. BookExpo America attendance down a bit less than expected
11. AAP reports April sales up, but still down for year to date
12. Update journalism: Latest skinny on past Southern Review stories
13. Georgia author specializes in books on Virgin Mary apparitions
14. Bookstore manager details experience with Espresso book machine
15. The publishing revolution: News of e-books and other new media
16. Lightning Source now providing books for Espresso book machines
17. Useful information and free services for writers
18. Arcade Publishing files for Chapter 11 protection
19. Berean Christian Stores seek Chapter 11 protection
20. News about self-publishing and vanity presses
21. Oldest indie bookstore in nation, Conkey's, going out of business
22. Shaman Drum in Ann Arbor closing at end of June
23. Marketing books: what works and what doesn't
24. Atlanta author promotes first novel by visiting 100 indie bookstores
25. Authors swear by Twitter, but hype undercut by study
26. Milestones: Records and news of note in book publishing
27. Fanny Howe wins $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize
28. News of chicanery, dishonesty and tort-feasing in the book business
29. Author Robert Vaughan to keynote Harriette Austin Writers Conference in Georgia
30. Major upcoming trade shows, book fairs and book festivals

Web site for the latest information on books, manuscripts and publishing properties we're brokering.

Noel Griese, Editor, Southern Review of Books, Anvil Brokers/Anvil Publishers, Atlanta, Georgia


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