Set for release in August 2021, the title is the first authorized book by the Beatles in two decades.
S&S officials would neither confirm or deny to 'PW' the receipt of a subpoena, and declined to comment on reports in numerous outlets suggesting that the DoJ has convened a grand jury to consider charging John Bolton for illegally divulging classified or otherwise privileged information in his book 'The Room Where It Happened.'
A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service.
As wildfires spread across the West, Oregon's Blackstone Publishing has started a GoFundMe campaign in support of eight employees who have lost their homes, while Binc begins to aid booksellers in need.
Parneshia Jones, an 18-year veteran at Northwestern University Press, most recently serving as trade editorial director, was named director. She is the first Black person in the press's 127-year history to hold that position.
U.K.-based literary publisher And Other Stories is expanding its footprint in the U.S., hiring former Farrar, Straus and Giroux editor Jeremy M. Davies as senior editor and searching for a U.S. director of publicity & trade marketing.
An internal report on workforce demographics at Penguin Random House shows that 78% of PRH non-warehouse employees are white. In addressing the report, PRH U.S. CEO Madeline McIntosh said the company is determined to make its workforce "reflect the demographics of American society.”
After all but two members resigned from ITW's board in June, the organization has regrouped, recruiting a new slate of board members and setting up a safety and security committee to establish a process for responding to complaints.
A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year.
Knocking out the defamation claim is a potentially substantial victory for Barnes & Noble, as previous filings suggest that former CEO Demos Parneros was seeking approximately $70 million in damages for the defamation claim alone.
As 500,000 copies of Michael Cohen's memoir head to stores and other outlets, Skyhorse publisher Tony Lyons said the book is likely to be the bestselling title in the indie publisher's history. He also sees its publication as part of his approach to being what he calls "a free speech publisher."
Simon & Schuster will publish the pontiff's vision of a better future post-pandemic on December 1.
Abrams has acquired Cameron + Company, a family-owned independent house that specializes in books on photography art, lifestyle, children’s titles, and regional topics.
In the wake of significant executive and editorial layoffs at DC Comics, Daniel Cherry, formerly chief marketing officer at Activision Blizzard Esports, has been named senior v-p and general manager of the company.
IDW Publishing has named Nachie Marsham its new publisher, while Veronica Brooks, formerly senior director to the v-p of creative affairs, has been promoted to v-p of creative affairs.
A federal judge in Washington has issued a preliminary injunction against a major e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library, after the operators of the site failed to show up at a hearing or to file any response to a lawsuit filed in July by the Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, Penguin Random House, and a number of bestselling authors.
Under the August 31 order, the closely watched case over book scanning and lending is to be ready for trial by November 2021.
Interactive storytelling took a quantum leap forward this year, and a video game called 'AI Dungeon' is right at the center of it.
Four Black booksellers discuss how they navigate today’s turbulent social, political, and economic currents.
ECW Press, a publisher of adult books, and Annick Press, a publisher of children's and YA books, both based in Toronto, are partnering, with ECW co-publisher David Caron is acquiring ownership of Annick over five years.