Articles, interviews, reports, and presentations.

From time to time, Publisher Alley staff and others offer their interpretations of emerging industry trends. Whether prepared for a conference or in response to subscriber interest, the publications are gathered here for easy reference. Subscribe to the Alley Talk newsletter to be notified when new items are posted.

Publication Archive

Interviews Sourcebooks (Subscriber Profile), 5/08
Martin Warzala (Collection Management, Baker & Taylor), 5/08
Terry Nathan, IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association), 3/09

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Humor A humorous take on the industry's favorite acronym (ISBN), 3/09
Presentation Archive
Free Category Reports

Observe five-year category trends across all publishers doing business with Baker & Taylor. One report (one category) posted per month here:

Category Date Category Date Category Date Category Date
Pets 9/09 Mystery 12/09 Travel3/10 Fantasy6/10
Religion 10/09 Sports & Recreation 1/10 Self-Help4/10 Reference 7/10
Romance 11/09 Audio (Adult) 2/10 Science Fiction 5/10 Business & Economics 8/10

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