Backed by social media support from author and Maine resident Stephen King, a petition and lobbying effort by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance has successfully persuaded the 'Portland Press Herald' to reinstate its local book review coverage.
Chooseco officials say that Netflix not only failed to license the right to use its trademark in connection with the fictional “Bandersnatch,” but that the film’s dark content disparages the publisher's trademark.
A new series helmed by Jonathan Karp will commission experienced journalists to cover different careers and report on how people made it to the top of their chosen profession.
Europa Editions has launched Europa Compass, a new nonfiction imprint featuring titles on travel, contemporary culture, popular science, history, philosophy, and politics.
A handful of New York–based 2018 PW Star Watch honorees discuss the big issues in today’s book business and changes they see coming.
With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year.
Michelle Obama's memoir sold more than 712,000 copies in the last full week before Christmas, according to NPD BookScan, and the book will finish as the top seller in 2018.
The past year saw only one megadeal in the publishing world—but plenty of strategic buys.
The publisher of literature in translation released the final volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'My Struggle' this year. But it's not done with him yet.
In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.”
Sourcebooks has acquired most of the assets of Poisoned Pen Press and said that the mystery publisher will become Sourcebooks' mystery imprint. In addition, most of the PP staff, including editor-in-chief Barbara Peters and founder Robert Rosenwold, will become Sourcebooks employees.
The former bookkeeper for Donadio & Olson, who stole more than $3.4 million from the New York literary agency, was sentenced to just two years in prison on December 17, despite the fact that his crime destroyed the agency and nearly bankrupted bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk.
Schools offering master’s degrees in publishing keep evolving.
A trio of acquiring editors, all assistants at the time, worked together to edit debut novelist Sophie Mackintosh's Man Booker–longlisted feminist dystopian bildungsroman. Here's how that happened.
Publishers continued to look for more efficiency through restructurings in 2018.
In 2019, Kensington expands its commitment to publishing novels that celebrate Southern heritage and also boldly face the past. (Sponsored)
In his annual year-end letter to staff, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cited the success of 'Becoming', a long list of literary awards and best book citations, and the continued global growth of audiobook sales as 2018 highlights.
Effective January 1, Nation Books, a joint project of the Nation Institute and Hachette Book Group, will be known as Bold Type Books. The move comes on the heels of the Nation Institute changing its name.
When a young intern at Microcosm Publishing asked its founder what she should read to complete her publishing education, he was stumped. Then he wrote the book she needed.
The newly combined Random House and Crown publishing groups will be known as Random House. David Drake, Aaron Wehner, and Tina Constable have been given prominent roles in the new Crown, while Crown publisher Molly Stern will leave the company.