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Chelsea Green Prepares Naomi Wolf Release

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As Chelsea Green prepares to release Naomi Wolf's previously canceled 'Outrages,' it’s the politics of American publishing that worry publisher Margo Baldwin. "You can disagree with me. But you don’t get to tell me what I can publish or not publish," Baldwin said.

Bringing Michelangelo to the Page

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In December, Callaway Arts and Entertainment will publish The Sistine Chapel, an oversize three-volume set with detailed full-scale reproductions of the frescoes in the chapel. Its price tag? $22,000,

Court Rules the DoJ's Case Against Bolton Can Go Forward

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A federal judge this week denied former national security adviser John Bolton’s motion to dismiss the government's case against him, finding that the government has presented sufficient evidence to support its claim that Bolton breached his confidentiality agreements by publishing his memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' without proper clearance.

HMH Reorganization Will Cut 525 Jobs

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As Houghton Mifflin Harcourt shifts more of its education publishing business to the creation of digital products, the company said it has implemented a restructuring program that will cut its workforce by 22% in order to save between $95 million to $100 million annually.

PW Inks Distribution Deal for Digital Archive

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East View Information Services will now distribute the 'Publishers Weekly' Digital Archive. The archive is composed of 7,500 past issues of 'PW' with more than 650,000 fully searchable pages. It includes 435,000 book reviews beginning in the 1940s.

NSC Official Details a Politically Tainted Review Process for Bolton Memoir

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In a bombshell letter filed with the court this week, attorneys for the National Security Council official who led the prepublication review of John Bolton’s bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' confirmed the official's position that the book was cleared of classified information after an intensive process—only to end up blocked by political appointees.

IDW Names Brustrom to Head New Family Content Division

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IDW Media Holdings announced plans to launch a kids, family, and young adult division as part of its IDW Entertainment and IDW Publishing units. The division will operate under the direction of Jeff Brustrom, who has been named its v-p, and will focus primarily on animation.

Allan Adler to Leave AAP

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In a brief announcement this week, the Association of American Publishers announced that longtime executive Allan Adler will leave his position as executive v-p and general counsel of the organization, effective October 15.

Fassler In, Gillespie and Lamb Up at KDPG

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group has announced a new hire at the publishing group level and a series of promotions across a handful of its imprints, including Kristin Fassler's return to Penguin Random House.

Women Authors Cope with the Pandemic

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Nearly six months into the pandemic, increased time spent at home has led to unique challenges for women. PW reached out to authors who are also mothers to learn how the coronavirus has affected their work.

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