Do books in translation sell? A chestnut considered

Pity the poor publishing trends journalist. From time to time, maybe especially in the silly season, they’ll end up writing an article about translated books and sales, jousting with theRead more »

Friday Moby Dicks

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Wednesday Ahabs

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Wednesday Rachels

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Monday Flasks

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Thursday Stubbs

This August, as we prepare to unleash a truly remarkable fall catalog, MobyLives will be taking a bit of a breather. We’ll still post the occasional news item or feature, but for most ofRead more »

Today in mergers and standoffs: Lagardère releases sales info (Updated)

You remember that Hachette recently acquired Perseus and changed distribution for 400 indie publishers. The sale wasn’t completed yesterday, as they’d initially announced, but the deal is expected to close at the end of August.Read more »

“The Little Red Schoolbook” is back! Expect playground sit-downs, principled truculence, children confronting you about masturbation…

It’s been a long time coming—over forty years—but the full, unexpurgated edition of The Little Red Schoolbook, a controversial book of advice and information for children written by two DanishRead more »

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