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NDP Scores with NBA’s New Direction

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The National Book Foundation’s new National Book Award for Translated Literature made a real difference for New Directions Publishing, whose book 'The Emissary,' written by Yoko Tawada and translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani, won the inaugural prize.

Amazon Scraps HQ2 Plans for LIC

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Amazon will no longer build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, following grassroots resistance from New Yorkers and adverse reactions from some lawmakers and unions.

Open Road Finds A New Path

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Many startups launched during the beginning of publishing’s digital transformation pivoted to find a way to actually earn a profit. That's exactly what Open Road Integrated Media is up to by devoting more resources to promoting e-book editions of backlist titles from other publishers.

Callaway Makes Sure You'll Remember Its Books

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Remember Madonna’s 'Sex,' the 1992 succès de scandale that shook the publishing world? Or the Miss Spider books, TV series, and app? Both, and more, are the brainchildren of Nicholas Callaway, founder and CEO of Callaway Arts & Entertainment, which turns 40 this year.

What Will Happen to Dan Mallory?

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William Morrow is standing by Dan Mallory, author of the bestseller 'The Woman in the Window,' after a 'New Yorker' article detailed how he repeatedly lied to colleagues and superiors for years as he rose up the ranks in publishing.

HMH Trade in Realignment

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An HMH spokesperson said the realignment included "a limited set of position eliminations, as well as the creation of new roles to meet our business goals."

RH Names Combined Teams in Several Departments

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Random House took more steps to streamline its operations since its merger with Crown, naming new combined teams for the public relations and marketing; art; and finance, subsidiary rights, and publishing operations departments.

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