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PRH to Issue Two New Editions of 'Becoming'

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Michelle Obama’s 'Becoming' will be released in a young reader’s edition and in trade paperback on March 2; originally published in 2018, the former First Lady’s memoir became a #1 international bestseller, with sales topping more than 15 million copies worldwide.

Napack Re-elected AAP Chairman

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Wiley president and CEO Brian Napack has been re-elected chairman of the Association of American Publishers’ board for the 2021-2022 term. Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch has been elected vice chair.

IPG Launches In-House Field Sales Team

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Beginning May 1, Independent Publishers Group will bring field sales in-house and discontinue using commission sales reps, as it has in the past. The new team will cover the East and West Coasts, as well as the Midwest.

Bolton Wins Key Decision in Legal Battle Over His Memoir

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In a ruling last week, a federal judge said he will allow the former Trump National Security Advisor to conduct discovery on whether Trump administration officials acted in bad faith in holding up the pre-publication review of Bolton's memoir 'The Room Where It Happened.'

Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

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The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action suit against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market.