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Mike Shatzkin

A sobering story

18 January 2016

It's a slightly demanding read, but Mike Shatzkin's latest post on The Shatzkin Files is essential reading if you want to understand the contemporary bookselling scene and how it is increasingly controlled and shaped by the huge conglomerates which dominate the web.  Read more

Shatzkin on the future

15 June 2015

Mike Shatzkin's long piece on his blog gives an update on why the publishing business as we have known it is not going away anytime soon. Shatzkin is one of the most respected but also down-to-earth commentators on the publishing world.

Read the blog if you have the time, but if not here is a summary of what's of particular interest to authors.  Read more

The remarkable Mike Shatzkin

6 January 2014

Mike Shatzkin is the Founder & CEO of The Idea Logical Company and is described on its site as ‘a widely-acknowledged thought leader about digital change in the book publishing industry'. This is rather to understate the influence of this remarkable man.  Read more

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