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Be Our Guest! - By Paul Ford

I wanted to put together a short guide for people who have been asked to be in the media—whether called for comment, asked to appear on a podcast or TV show—but…

Leaders of Wayne State University Press fired

Wayne State University fired three leaders of the university's press -- including the editor in chief -- on Friday. The reasons for the dismissals are unclear.…

These People Really Care About Fonts

A regular mixer brings together designers and typography nerds who get consumed by spacing and serifs. Credit... Lauryn Stallings At TypeThursday, a monthly…

Can Amazon Finally Crack the Bestseller Code?

Subscribe As the last decade concluded, book publishers breathed a sigh of relief. The 2010s were characterized by a series of Amazon-related shock waves—the…

Opinion | How Professors Help Rip Off Students

How Professors Rip Off Students Books are too expensive. Contributing Opinion Writer As the semester ends, instructors at universities and community colleges…

Only Books | Inside Higher Ed

We should talk more about books. Books should more frequently show up as the touchstones of our conversations. Books should be the foundations in which we build…

Essay on plagiarism | Inside Higher Ed

A few years back, I noticed what looked like a potentially interesting article on the table of contents page of an open-access scholarly journal. I attempted to…

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2019

The Times’s staff critics give their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction works of the year. Credit... Tony Cenicola/The New York Times In the literary…

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