Wed, 03/11/2010 - 15:07
Small publishers should specialise to thrive and do not need the protection of state aid, the chairman of Pluto Press has said.
Roger van Zwanenberg was speaking in response to a...
Wed, 03/11/2010 - 14:39
Andre Schiffrin is overly pessimistic in the profile published in the 29th October issue of The Bookseller.
I have been publishing 'radical books' as long as Schiffrin (since the mid-1970s), perhaps more than he at the sharp cash flow end. Andre's deep pessimism that small publishers need to be subsidized either by well wishers, in...
Fri, 29/10/2010 - 12:51
The timing of my meeting with Andre Schiffrin, long-standing critic of corporate publishing, legendary Pantheon publisher of old and independent firebrand of now with the not-for-profit house the New Press, could not have been better. It came just days after the bonfire of the quangos and Chancellor George Osborne's Comprehensive Spending...