Over the past week, authors and literary agents have been worried about what will happen to the 160 authors whose books were published by the struggling Night Shade Books. Now the prospective buyers, Skyhorse and Start, have agreed to offer a better deal than the one they originally planned.
Night Shade Books has published some of the coolest books of the past several years, but it's also run into financial difficulties. Now Night Shade is trying to sell out to two other entities, in a deal that authors and agents have criticized. We talked to the prospective buyers, and they explained their side of…
We were afraid of this. Now that Night Shade Books is being sold off, this means a premature end to Eclipse Online, the online magazine started by Jonathan Strahan as a continuation of his acclaimed Eclipse book series.
Yesterday, we reported that Night Shade Books is being sold, and some authors aren't happy with the terms they're being offered as part of the sale. We reached out to Night Shade Editor in Chief Jeremy Lassen for comment, but didn't hear back from him in time for our deadline yesterday. Now Lassen has sent us a…
Some of the edgiest, most interesting writing in the past several years has come out of Night Shade Books, a scrappy indie publisher in San Francisco. But now, it looks like one way or another, Night Shade might not be around much longer.
In these troubled times, whether you're looking for some simple escapism or a vision of how things could be even worse, science fiction has the answer. And book sales are starting to reflect that.