In this thought-provoking podcast we hear from Teresa Elsey, Digital Managing Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, about the challenges and questions that arise when books turn into software and ebooks don't go away after you've made them.
Publishers opening their own physical bookstores seems to be all the rage these days. We sit down with two Canadian publishers to talk about their new shops and why they've decided to take the plunge into brick-and-mortar.
On the July podcast we investigate the rise of the audiobook.
Laura Brady of Brady Type joins the BookNet podcast to talk all about accessible ebooks.
Take innovation on the go with highlights from Tech Forum 2016, now in handy podcast format.
It's been a big year for adult colouring books in Canada: they've dominated the non-fiction bestseller lists, adults are frequenting drinking 'n' colouring nights, and everyone seems to have an opinion about the trend. So are they on the decline, or here to stay?
Kaya Thomas, creator of the app We Read Too, a book resource that helps readers find books by and about people of colour, joins us on the podcast to talk her favourite books, breaking into coding, and diversifying the publishing industry.
Can quantitative analysis be used to predict bestselling or prize-winning books? We discuss this question and more with Andrew Piper, a man who has cultivated a 75% prediction rate.
In this month's episode, we ask our Bibliographic Manager, Tom Richardson, to ruminate on how subject metadata can be optimized to better serve the book industry. Strap in for 20 minutes of subject codes, meandering, and lots of telling it like it is.
The BNC podcast is back with a new season! Our first episode involves a panel of Canadian publishing professionals getting down and dirty about why adults are buying YA books but labelling them as adult?