Books Are a Great Fit for Quarantine. The Book Business, Not So Much.

During a normal week, Jordan Pavlin, the editorial director at Knopf, seldom ate at her desk. Depending on the day, she might be meeting with literary agents over lunch, catching up with an author over an after-work drink, or having a quick bite before a cocktail party for a newly released title. She still doesn’t […]

Can Comic Books Survive the Coronavirus Era?

Comic-book superheroes are used to finding themselves in life-or-death situations and fighting back against seemingly impossible odds. But who can they turn to when comic books themselves are imperiled?Like every other business that has been upended by the coronavirus...