In April 1973, Grosset & Dunlap, which is now a Penguin children’s imprint, announced the impending publication of a very adult book: Norman Mailer’s biography of Marilyn Monroe.
The publishing industry faces continuing supply chain issues and paper shortages, while another set of challenges has appeared in early 2022, in the form of employee resignations and work-life balance issues.
The publisher saw strong sales across the board over the past two years, with net revenues up more than 25% from 2019.
Following Helene Atwan's retirement, Patnaik has been promoted to director, effective July 30.
Lonely Planet has launched a set of travel guides featuring “pull-out city maps, gatefold maps, and QR codes to unlock additional digital content from the Lonely Planet website.” Guides to Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Portugal, and Scotland roll out this spring.
Twenty years ago, Oprah Winfrey ended the first incarnation of Oprah’s Book Club, which made its authors instant bestsellers.
The four of the Big Five publishers to release their financial results publicly all saw strong increases in earnings in 2022.
The independent graphic novel publisher, which evolved into its current business model in 2019, is forging a different path to market than many of its competitors while sticking closely to the aesthetics that hardcore comic fans know and love.
On March 25, word started to spread on Twitter that a multitude of LGBTQ books—many of them by debut authors—were inexplicably missing from Target’s website, despite a number of the titles having previously been listed for pre-order.
The rights and royalties management company aims to help publishers keep up with the changing industry through innovative solutions and technology offerings (Sponsored)
This summer, the courts will rule on Bertelsmann subsidiary PRH’s planned purchase of Simon & Schuster. But 24 years ago, the industry was agape over Bertelsmann’s acquisition of Random House.
Radical independent publisher PM Press has bought a 17,000-square-foot warehouse in Binghamton, N.Y., and no longer calls Oakland, Calif., its home base.
A decade ago, health, wellness, and lifestyle publishing veterans Karen Rinaldi and Julie Will set out to disrupt “the old paradigm of diet-and-workout books”—and offered HarperCollins something it was missing in the process.
In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing professionals from underrepresented backgrounds.
We spoke with investigative journalist Anthony Summers about the revised edition of his book 'Goddess: the Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe,' what new things the public will learn about Monroe and the Kennedys from its Netflix adaptation, and more.
Chronicle Books has appointed Lynn Grady group publisher for a newly formed division that will encompass Princeton Architectural Press alongside the recently launched imprints Chronicle Prism and Chronicle Chroma.
Globe Pequot publisher Judith Schnell spoke to PW about the company’s longevity, what’s new across the company’s numerous imprints, and how Globe is celebrating its 75th. (Sponsored)
New titles support and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
For over 30 years, Nigerian writer Ben Okri has been at the forefront of international literature, but has not attained widespread name recognition in the United States. Other Press wants that to change.
Now in its 30th year, the Oakland publisher finds that adhering to high corporate, social, and environmental standards helps spur growth.