• Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners

    Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners0

    • October 19, 2017

    Hi all, Stephanie here! This week’s Book Beat may seem to be all over the place, but there are two themes that a lot of this news shares: diversity and change. I’m a pretty outspoken supporter for diversity, but I’m less enthused about change in general. I’ve especially been trying to embrace change in my

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  • Amazon/ Hachette war wages on, dragging authors in the middle

    Amazon/ Hachette war wages on, dragging authors in the middle1

    • July 11, 2014

    For some time there has been a dispute between the online retailer and sometimes publisher Amazon and the publishing house, Hachette. Amazon wants more flexibility to sell books at lower prices, while Hachette stands by its right to maintain higher prices for its goods. This week Amazon attempted to reach out to Hachette’s authors in

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