A new guide provides best practices for making books readily available to the visually impaired.
More than career guides, these narrative portraits of professional lives let readers try on their dream jobs. (Sponsored)
The recent Authors Guild survey showed that median income for fulltime writers in 2017 was $20,300. The numbers get worse from there.
A second chance. A final act. A rebirth. For its founders, Jamie Raab and Deb Futter, Celadon Books is a chance to close out their careers on their own terms.
Penguin Random House completed moving its Penguin staff members that had been working on Hudson St. to 1745 Broadway, where Random House has long had its headquarters, on January 2. PW talked with PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh about the move.
HGTV’s 'Fixer Upper' star Joanna Gaines has written a children’s book coming from Tommy Nelson Books in March.
Julia Cheiffetz joined Atria Books last year to head a then-unnamed imprint. Since that time she has acquired a slate of new titles for the line, called Signal Press, that will address the current public debate around feminism, politics and social justice.
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.