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Amazon says ebooks don’t take much to produce. Well, you know what, they take even less to distribute.
Don’t “admit” you read YA, or romance, or steampunk, or comics or whatever. Anyone who thinks it’s confession-worthy can stick it.
“he got tired of John Green the way you realize you have the stomach flu—slowly, then all at once.”
Petition to replace LOL with TIH (that is hilarious) as an acknowledgement that while item x is funny, we are not laughing out loud
Weird the one thing that introverts are not introverted about is how introverted they are.
I need a trigger warning if something has a self-pub manifesto in it.
I think AMZ isn’t as interested in killing trad publishing so much as it is interested in killing print—so expensive for them to fulfill
Just to be clear: Amazon is not on your side. Amazon is on Amazon’s side. Just as publishing is on publishing’s side.
yes I just retweeted poetry. it’s been that kind of day
number of physical bookstores =/= health of literary culture.
Maybe James Franco was sent from the future to destroy literature because in the future literature does something really really awful
Adjectives that have no superlative form are the frustratingest.
And big congrats to me for getting to work with these two women.
So here it is, the nexus of American dysfunction: money, religion, the law, corporations, and women’s genitals.
Here’s one thing I don’t get, Penguin/RH does 40-50% of trade sales. Amazon does 30-40% of book retail, yet only AMZ gets the monopoly tag
clear plate, full belly, can’t move.
Co-founded @bookriot with @clintonk and teaches at The New School in NYC.
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