If you've been following along with us, you know that this month we are putting the spotlight on independent publishers. The ones who pick up the talent that gets passed up by the big publishing houses. This week, in honor of our She Writes Press Tour event Wednesday, June 22 at 7PM we are pointing that … Continue reading PUBLISHER SPOTLIGHT: She Writes Press
This post comes from our French intern, R. Follow them at @Libre _R. BookPeople loves the books published by New Directions, like the recent poetry book All The Poems by Stevie Smith. New Directions delivers about 30 works of great quality with a specific attention to prose per year. Its high-caliber catalogue is no wonder. … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: NEW DIRECTIONS
That's how I started my internship at BookPeople. Well. I started working the day after that, and it's a testament to how good the people are here that my situation was resolved in a few days. Here's how it all started. My name is R and I'm French. 100%. I was born in Alençon, and … Continue reading Conned and homeless on my first day in the United States.
We post here about book after book, but rarely do we talk about the publishers behind the books. We are gearing up for a great event next week with Martin Seay (Monday, May 16th at 7pm) and his new book, Mirror Thief, which is the new hot release from independent publisher Melville House. Melville House is a … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Melville House
Hello readers and book friends! Here's a sample of recent news from the vasty book multiverse, brought to you each week here on the BookPeople blog: Alex Malarkey, the co-author of the title The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven has released a statement saying that the book is not a true account, and the … Continue reading News From the Book Multiverse
An Author's Life: The Guardian took a hard look at what the life of an author is like, and how it's changed over the years. Rupert Thomson (The Insult) & Joanna Kavena (The Ice Museum) are the two authors they chronicle as they seek an answer to whether or not this career is viable for … Continue reading What’s New in the World of Books
This great article by Larry Rohter popped up in the New York Times (click here). The article is about Open Letter Books, one of the best small publishers in the country.