Publishers Weekly

A Public Space Launches Book Imprint

Literary magazine 'A Public Space' has launched APS Books with Bette Howland's 'Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage,' and will publish three more books in its inaugural year.

Meet the Editor: Rebecca Saletan

The editorial director of Riverhead is on a roll this awards season with one book on the Man Booker Prize shortlist, another on the National Book Awards shortlist, and a third whose author was named one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35.”

Hachette Shutters Weinstein Books

In more fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Hachette Book Group has terminated its Weinstein Books imprint and, effective immediately, all books under the imprint will be released by the publisher's Hachette Books imprint.

Follett Settles Counterfeiting Suit with Publishers

A few months after Follett was sued by three educational publishers charging it with selling counterfeit textbooks, the suit has been dismissed after the company agreed to adopt an anti-counterfeiting best practices program.

Hachette to Honor Weinstein Books Contracts

The Hachette Book Group's joint imprint with the Weinstein Company will honor its authors' contracts, but no further plans have been made for Weinstein Books in the wake of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

New Fifty Shades Coming in November

'Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian' will be the second book by E.L. James that examines the Fifty Shades story from the perspective of the male protagonist, Christian.

Denis Johnson: An Editor’s Love Story

The editor of Johnson's forthcoming story collection, 'The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,' on his relationship with the author and editing a master.

Chronicle Ups Print Run for New 'Playboy' Title

Following the death of Hugh Hefner last week, Chronicle has gone back to press for its just-released 'Playboy: The Complete Centerfolds 1953-2016.' The title now contains the last foreword the Playboy founder will ever write for a book.

HarperCollins Launching a New Business Imprint

HarperCollins Leadership, which is set to launch October 10, will publish books on leadership in both business and in the community. Nelson Books’ publisher and senior v-p Brian Hampton will helm the new imprint.

Judge Says Yiannopoulos’ Lawsuit Against S&S Can Proceed

After oral arguments on Thursday, a New York State Supreme Court rejected Simon & Schuster’s motion to dismiss Milo Yiannopoulos’ $10 million breach of contract lawsuit over the cancellation of his book, 'Dangerous."

South Korea Comes to 'PW'

In September, 'Publishers Weekly' partnered with the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea to bring a group of South Korean editors and marketers to New York for an overview of how the U.S. book industry works.

Sales of Bill O'Reilly's Latest 'Killing' Book Down Significantly

'Killing England,' the first book released by Bill O'Reilly since his ouster from Fox News this spring, sold about 65,000 copies in its first week on sale, a 55% decline from week one sales of 'Killing the Rising Sun,' which was published last year.

Carolina Wren Press Acquires John F. Blair

Durham, N.C.-based Carolina Wren Press is acquiring the trademarks and backlist of Winston-Salem-based publisher John F. Blair. The combined company will function as a non-profit publisher and will be renamed Blair.

Quarto Reorganizes U.K. Imprints

The Quarto Group has reorganized some of its U.K.-based imprints in what the publisher calls "an effort to re-energize its publishing program, and keep it relevant to readers and customers in an ever-changing market."

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