Economics of the Big Release

Column by Leah Dearborn
Every now and then a tidal wave comes along in book publishing. Big releases can sometimes act as a shot in the arm for struggling bookstores, and they’ve helped to keep a changing industry afloat.

6 Women Who Changed the Face of Publishing

Column by Cath Murphy August 19, 2015
Male writers might get more than their fair share of attention, but if being a woman is good enough for Joan Didion then it's good enough for me.
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'Fifty Shades' Movie Gets a Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

News by Christopher Shultz June 20, 2013
A much-coveted gig in Hollywood, sought by the likes of Gus Van Sant, has gone to a relative newcomer.
'Fifty Shades' Author EL James To Publish Writing Guide

'Fifty Shades' Author EL James To Publish Writing Guide

News by Rob Hart March 12, 2013
Erotica writer EL James will publish a guide offering advice to writers. This is not an Onion story.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' Banned In Florida

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Books Banned From Libraries In Florida

News by Rob Hart May 9, 2012
'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been banned from the Brevard County Public Libraries system, while books like 'The Complete Kama Sutra' are still available.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Criticized For Inaccurate Portrayal Of BDSM

News by Rob Hart May 3, 2012
We know 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is a very poorly-written book. But is it also dangerous? One member of the BDSM community thinks so. And it raises some interesting questions about truth in fiction.