The streaming, publishing, and distribution platform offering online global access to anime, manga, and other Asian pop content, has acquired a majority interest in Viz Media Europe Group, a key distributor of manga and anime in Europe.
The first six months of 2019 were something of a mixed bag for trade publishers whose financial results are publicly reported.
Arcadia Publishing, the hyper-local book publisher, has acquired Wildsam, publisher of the Wildsam Field Guides series.
Independent science fiction and fantasy publisher Baen Books has partnered with audiobook company RBmedia for an audiobook program. Under the agreement, the two companies will publish more than 170 audiobooks over the next three years.
Affordable rents and the ever-burgeoning Brooklyn literary community have drawn indie presses to the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus.
The Association of American Publishers has filed suit in a bid to stop Audible from moving ahead with its plans to implement its Audible Captions program. Under Captions, Audible will transcribe a book’s audio in order to create text that will run along with the audio, something publishers see as copyright infringement.
It's been nearly a year and a half since Judith Regan's most recent publishing venture, Regan Arts, faded from view. With a just-announced acquisition—a book by disgraced author/journalist Mark Halperin about President Trump's 2020 election prospects—industry insiders are wondering whether Regan is trying to get back to, and in, business.
Olivia Waite's 'The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics' hits a third printing following its selection as the featured title in an annual book club event held by a Los Angeles bookstore.
Following the Nobel Laureate's death, her publisher will print 225,000 new copies total of her books to meet increasing demand.
An August 12 letter, signed by three U.S. senators, raised concerns that the data harvested by digital educational publishers “could pose a serious risk to students, parents, and educational institutions" if "stolen, collected, or sold without their permission.”
If the University of Texas Press exists for one reason, it is this: to publish a comprehensive, definitive history of Texas. And Steve Harrigan’s 900-page 'Big Wonderful Thing' just might do the trick.
New York University Press is poised to launch Avidly Reads, a new series of nonfiction books whose scholarly authors will address cultural topics from personal perspectives.
A group of textbook authors has filed a class action suit against Cengage, alleging that the company’s recent digital pivot violates their author agreements.
Little, Brown announced plans to release e-book editions of J.D. Salinger’s four beloved works of fiction, marking the first time his acclaimed books have been available in a digital format.
Meet the Chunky Monkeys and the Book Squad, two Boston-area writing groups whose members help one another bring their books to publication.
Morrison’s remarkable legacy as a writer is intertwined with an elegant mastery of multiple roles, including, for 15 years, as an editor in educational and trade book publishing.
In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso on Saturday, John Byrd, the publisher at the city's most prominent publisher, Cinco Puntos Press, has released a note saying all employees are safe and advising how people can help the community.
It would be hard for a new imprint to get off to a better start with its first book than the Simon & Schuster imprint did with Lisa Taddeo's 'Three Women.'
Dufour Editions will cease its distribution operations on October 1 and transfer its existing distribution business to the Casemate Group. Returns will be accepted until December 31.
Just over a month after President Trump suspended planned tariffs on a range of consumer products coming from China, including books, he has vowed to impose a new tariff that would affect the same group of goods.