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Publishing Industry news and analysis from The Nation
March 3, 2021
The World Lawrence Ferlinghetti Built
As a poet, publisher, and bookstore owner, he helped foster a literary ecosystem where politics and culture for the better seemed possible.
February 25, 2021
The Resplendent Radicalism of Lawrence Ferlinghetti
What made Ferlinghetti so refreshing was his delight with each new generation’s readiness to challenge the status quo it had been handed.
November 17, 2020
The Radical Origins of Self-Help Literature
How did the genre of self-help go from one focused on collective empowerment to one serving the class hierarchy as it stands?
September 22, 2020
‘The Nation’ Unveils New Look, New Logo With Inaugural Redesigned Issue, ‘The Drowned and the Saved’
With 20 percent more pages in each issue, and four special double issues per year, the new
offers even more room for vivid reporting, rigorous debate, long-form analysis, and hard-hitting investigations.
September 10, 2020
Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court
In a lawsuit against the Internet Archive, the largest corporations in publishing want to change what it means to own a book.
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July 10, 2020
Milton Glaser, 1929–2020
, Milton’s first rule was “You can only work for people you like.”
May 12, 2020
The Ingenuity Keeping Indie Bookstores Going
Amazon and the pandemic have left indie bookstores in a bind. They’re reinventing from the inside out.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
March 31, 2020
Let the Killing Stop
Kurt Vonnegut’s earliest recorded speech implored a bungling administration to stop committing brutalities. Little has changed.
March 25, 2020
Emily Nemens Talks Baseball and the Art of the Quarterly
With the baseball season delayed, the new book by the editor of
The Paris Review
The Cactus League
, is a salve for fans.
March 13, 2020
We Need Multilingual Student Journalism
How the news is presented should not hinder anyone from staying informed. As student journalists, we can make sure of that.
Rebecca Duke Wiesenberg