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  • Becoming Bestsellers: John Grisham and Danielle Steel (Sample from Chapter 2 of THE BESTSELLER CODE)by Jodie Archer; Matthew L. Jockers

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 0.00

    This sneak peek teaser - featuring literary giants John Grisham and Danielle Steele - from Chapter 2 of The Bestseller Code , a groundbreaking book about what a computer algorithm can teach us about blockbuster books, stories, and reading, reveals the importance of topic and theme in bestselling fiction according to percentages assigned by the what... more...

  • Dealing with Disruptionby Michael N. Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Publishing today requires a presence in local and global markets, and successful publishers can be more effective in reaching both by employing current technology at all stages of the publishing process. Finding the most efficient and profitable business models has become more challenging (and more rewarding) by the same advancements in technology.... more...

  • Independent Verlage am konzentrierten Buchmarktby Lucia Schöllhuber

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    Independent publishers set themselves apart from larger firms by their programmatic focus. However, the rise of digital publishing has opened the book market to virtually anyone. How do small publishers find their place between these two poles? Using a qualitative approach with expert interviews, this book looks at today?s publishing landscape... more...

  • Science Dynamics and Research Productionby Nikolay K. Vitanov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book deals with methods to evaluate scientific productivity. In the book statistical methods, deterministic and stochastic models and numerous indexes are discussed that will help the reader to understand the nonlinear science dynamics and to be able to develop or construct systems for appropriate evaluation of research productivity and management... more...

  • The Fine Print of Self-Publishingby Mark Levine

    North Loop Books 2016; US$ 7.99

    Covering everything from how to determine printing costs andcalculate royalties to the most up-to-date marketing strategies,The Fine Print of Self-Publishing has become the go-to book forauthors considering self-publishing. Now in its sixth edition, TheFine Print delves into more topics than ever before, includinga comparison of the quality of finished... more...

  • aufSÄTZE!by Ferdinand Schmatz

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 49.00

    Ferdinand Schmatz ist Schriftsteller, Professor und Leiter des Instituts für Sprachkunst an der Universität für angewandte Kunst in Wien. Sein Buch enthält Essays zu dichterischen Werken und künstlerischen Arbeiten anderer, die intensiv den Umgang mit Sprache pflegen. Das gilt auch für die Schreibweise des Autors, der eigenwillige Positionen der Dichtung... more...

  • Unpopular Cultureby Bart Beaty

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 34.95

    In tracing the efforts of a large number of artists to disrupt the hegemony of high culture, Bart Beaty raises important questions about cultural value and its place as an important structuring element in contemporary social processes. more...

  • Writing for Publicationby Mary Renck Jalongo; Olivia N. Saracho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book offers systematic instruction and evidence-based guidance to academic authors. It demystifies scholarly writing and helps build both confidence and skill in aspiring and experienced authors. The first part of the book focuses on the author?s role, writing?s risks and rewards, practical strategies for improving writing, and ethical issues.... more...

  • Speaking Freelyby Robert L. Bernstein; Toni Morrison

    The New Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his twenty-five-year run as president of Random House, before he brought the dissidents Liu Binyan, Jacobo Timerman, Natan Sharansky, and Václav Havel to worldwide attention in his role as the father... more...

  • Media Transatlantic: Developments in Media and Communication Studies between North American and German-speaking Europeby Norm Friesen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book reflects recent scholarly and theoretical developments in media studies, or Medienwissenschaft. It focuses on linkages between North America and German?speaking Europe, and brings together and contextualizes contributions from a range of leading scholars. In addition to introducing English?language readers to some of the most prominent contemporary... more...