Espresso Book Machine – Daily Telegraph Test Drive Gazumped by

Matthew Moore, writing for today’s Daily Telegraph, was one of the first to test the Espresso Book Machine in Blackwell’s Charing Cross Road shop. It took just eleven minutes to produce a bound edition of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic novel, Crime & Punishment. The book is just one of 400,000 titles available to print at the […]

POD, Self Publishing Reviews Part 2 – Vanity & the Typewriter

A vanity publisher is: “any company which charges a client to publish a book; or offers to include short stories, poems or other literary or artistic material in an anthology and then invites those included in it to buy a copy of that anthology.” (British Advertising Standards Authority Advice Note, Vanity Publishing, July 1997) When […]