How to get $500k from the government book deal: $250,000 for an ‘easy’ book, and the ‘easiest’ to read

The new government book agreement, announced Wednesday, promises a $250 million infusion into the public service and includes $250 per reader for a “high quality” book, which will be “easy” to read.This will be the most generous government book grant in decades, said Elizabeth B. Cady, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.“If it is […]

When I was in my twenties, I read books with my dad

I’ve been writing for the last year on the book industry and the literary industry in general.One thing I’ve learned over the past year is that most of my readers are not exactly in the know about books.Most are new to the genre, they are unfamiliar with authors and/or publishers, and they are not interested […]

Former NFL player, rapper & author talks life in the spotlight with book: ‘The Art of Self-Love’

Former NFL star, rapper, and author Earl Boykins talks about his new book, The Art of Living with Self-Discovery, and his time on the road with The Beastie Boys.In the new book published by Hachette, Boykins takes on the art of living with self-discovery and shares the secrets behind his “soul on the page” style […]