A manuscript by H.P. Lovecraft has recently been re-discovered among a collection of magic memorabilia. The book was “an investigation of superstition through the ages” commissioned by Harry Houdini. (Maybe all of this magic had something to do with its disappearing act?)
At The Nervous BreakdownMarie Mutsuki Mockett writes about being uninvited from a reading in New York and other obstacles to promoting her first novel, and how she channeled her creativity to take charge of her own PR.
“What would be the consequences,” asks Charlie Stross, “if a large internet corporation such as Google were to buy the entire publishing industry?” Would such a buyout “amount to a wholesale shift to a promotion-supported model for book publishing?”