For decades, first at Pantheon and then at the New Press, he was a lion of progressive publishing.
Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.
A legal quirk enabled Samuel Roth to pirate Ulysses. Was Roth a copyright anarchist or a pioneer?
The conversation about diversity in Science Fiction & Fantasy reveals how racism constrains even imagination.
In his writing and life, Thomas Bernhard led a charge in the opposite direction. His publisher always broke his fall.
The merger of Penguin and Random House is part of a trend that has been deadly for literary authors and serious nonfiction.
A consolidated publishing industry, along with the right-wing media machine, has fostered the market for extremist hit jobs.
In Germany, fixed-price laws curtail the power of retail chains and help to sustain a vibrant literary culture.