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Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

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The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action suit against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market.

Anchor Books to Do Hardcover Line

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Anchor Books, the paperback imprint for the Knopf Doubleday Group, will begin publishing a line of hardcovers in spring 2022. The list, to be headed by Edward Kastenmeier, will focus on psychological suspense, mystery, commercial fiction, and popular nonfiction.

Behind the Scenes At the Virtual NBAs

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Adapting a major literary awards ceremony to cater to an all-virtual audience is no simple task, as the National Book Foundation team learned in 2020. It is, however, possible to get it done well.

What Abrams Learned In 2020

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Like most publishers, Abrams’s initial focus when the pandemic struck was shifting to remote work. But in a year like 2020, more priorities popped up soon enough.

Post Hill Press Creates Jewish Imprint

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Post Hill's new Wicked Son imprint focuses on Jewish voices and is headed by Adam Bellow and David S. Bernstein. It will feature history, philosophy and fiction by authors from the U.S., Israel, and Europe.