Publishers Weekly

Amazon Publishing: More Than Bricks-and-Mortar

Daphne Durham, who is stepping into the role of publisher for Amazon’s adult trade and children’s imprints as Larry Kirshbaum departs, said the company is “delighted” with the sales performance of the unit’s titles to date.

Mining the ‘Minecraft’ Phenomenon

At first we looked at Minecraft as the basis for an interesting case study about how the Internet has changed things for entrepreneurs,” said Linus Larsson, coauthor of Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game that Changed Everything (which is coming from Seven Stories Press this month), during a phone call from Sweden with his coauthor, Daniel Goldberg.