Europa Editions has launched Europa Compass, a new nonfiction imprint featuring titles on travel, contemporary culture, popular science, history, philosophy, and politics.
noipornpan When it comes to textbooks, faculty members have a lot of feelings. Many of them negative. But their thoughts on digital coursework and openly…
Book Territory Book bindings serve as tap handles for the many craft-beer selections at Books & Brews. Credit Leah Klafczynski for The New York Times…
O n our third and penultimate date, hiking up a steep trail, a tall and fit man who had earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and made a living telling mining…
CHICAGO -- Serious journals of literature and ideas pride themselves on in-depth pieces that advance scholarship. The latest issue of the journal Novel features…
A handful of New York–based 2018 PW Star Watch honorees discuss the big issues in today’s book business and changes they see coming.
With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year.
Michelle Obama's memoir sold more than 712,000 copies in the last full week before Christmas, according to NPD BookScan, and the book will finish as the top seller in 2018.
Clockwise from top left: Kahlil Gibran; F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda; Agatha Christie; Jean Toomer; and Thomas Mann. Nearly a century ago, the…
The past year saw only one megadeal in the publishing world—but plenty of strategic buys.
The publisher of literature in translation released the final volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'My Struggle' this year. But it's not done with him yet.
In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.”
Sourcebooks has acquired most of the assets of Poisoned Pen Press and said that the mystery publisher will become Sourcebooks' mystery imprint. In addition, most of the PP staff, including editor-in-chief Barbara Peters and founder Robert Rosenwold, will become Sourcebooks employees.
The former bookkeeper for Donadio & Olson, who stole more than $3.4 million from the New York literary agency, was sentenced to just two years in prison on December 17, despite the fact that his crime destroyed the agency and nearly bankrupted bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk.
U. of Florida Students work on a project in a U. of Florida engineering lab. The university recently turned to Elsevier, already the biggest publisher of…
Schools offering master’s degrees in publishing keep evolving.
A trio of acquiring editors, all assistants at the time, worked together to edit debut novelist Sophie Mackintosh's Man Booker–longlisted feminist dystopian bildungsroman. Here's how that happened.
Publishers continued to look for more efficiency through restructurings in 2018.
In 2019, Kensington expands its commitment to publishing novels that celebrate Southern heritage and also boldly face the past. (Sponsored)
In his annual year-end letter to staff, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cited the success of 'Becoming', a long list of literary awards and best book citations, and the continued global growth of audiobook sales as 2018 highlights.