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Australia’s Amazon Book Battle

Mark Rubbo, the co-owner of Readings, serves a customer purchasing a book at the shop earlier this month. Asanka Brendon Ratnayake for The New York Times…

How Not to Dismantle the Old-Boy Network

David Plunkert for The Chronicle Review B ack in 1962, when I was a graduate student at Yale, I stopped at the English department office to pick up my mail…

Opinion | Publishing’s Unfair Gray Market

Jackie Ferrentino L AST March, Amazon quietly changed the way it sells books. An obscure and seemingly harmless modification to its website has opened the door…

The Stress of Academic Publishing

T he adage is "publish or perish" but everyone knows the odds aren’t even. For most academics who submit a manuscript to a desirable publisher or journal, the…

All Things in Moderation | Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed has asked its readers what comment policy would be best. Last I checked there were over 100 responses. There’s also a survey for those who want…

Scholars Talk Writing: Christie Henry

Courtesy of Princeton U. Christie Henry T hat Christie Henry has left the University of Chicago Press after 24 years to take over as director of Princeton…

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