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Taking a Punt on a New Name

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When David Shelley, publisher of Little, Brown U.K., arrived at a lunch to meet a potential new author named Robert Galbraith, he instead found a blonde woman sitting next to agent Neil Blair. "When she turned round I had the surprise of my life. She said, ‘I'm Jo.'"

Tantor Media: More than Audio

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Tantor Media’s decision last year to begin publishing print books to augment its audiobook and e-book titles has paid dividends, helping to boost total company sales in a number of ways.

AMP Reissues Self-Published Book of Poems

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Andrews McMeel Publishing has moved quickly to produce and promote Lang Leav’s Love & Misadventure, a 176-page volume containing 75 poems, as well as prose and illustrations, in which the author ruminates upon the highs and lows that inevitably accompany romantic relationships.

Glitterati Inc.: Books that Shine

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In 2002, Marta Hallett—a very experienced and successful publishing executive and packager— founded Glitterati Inc., a New York–based boutique press that focuses on art and photo books.

Publishing’s New Normal

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The Publishers Weekly salary survey is back, and the publishing industry has undergone much change since we last conducted it, in the spring of 2010.