UK Indie on the path forward after Brexit

In the aftermath of last week’s Brexit referendum, we’ve devoted a fair bit of coverage to the economic challenges facing the UK publishing industry. An unstable pound and uncertainty overRead more »

Philip Jones, editor of the Bookseller, shares his thoughts on what Brexit could mean for the publishing industry

The 52% to 48% split in the UK’s recent referendum on leaving the EU provided a slim and controversial win for the ‘leave’ campaign, leading to an impending Brexit. However,Read more »

I eat cataclysmic currency fluctuations and uncertainties over international copyright law like you for Brexit!

It’s been nearly a week since the United Kingdom decisively voted to leave the European Union. The immediate aftermath has seen a plunging pound, political chaos in the UK, andRead more »

Algorithm calls Dave Eggers’s The Circle the ultimate bestseller, despite its not being a bestseller

Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone put all the books in the land on an island, gave them a taste for sales, and had them battle itRead more »

Looking for something else to read this summer? We’ve got you covered.

Recently, the entire Melville House staff put our heads together and recommended some of our books for you to read this summer. It was an amazing list. We were prettyRead more »

Trump may have committed fraud by claiming proceeds from Crippled America went to charity

Donald Trump’s Crippled America, like most books, means a lot of things to a lot of people. For any of the hundreds of eager people waiting to get their copies autographed or the peopleRead more »

Three Colorado professionals hatch a big plan for publishing in the West

Dismayed at what they see as a lack of book publishing activity in a city known for being well-read, a group of Denver-based publishing professionals has founded an organization toRead more »

The Family Food

Argumentative literary estates—spatting spouses, offensive offspring, and exciteable executors—are as common in our publishing landscape as tortoise shell glasses and the disappearance of bookstores. So it’s nice to hear that two descendants of the Nathan’sRead more »

China claims non-existant book proves its claims on the South China Sea

At the very center of the long-standing debate over who exactly runs the South China Sea, there is, according to Chinese authorities, a book. A very old book that, onceRead more »