National Book Critics Circle board member Charles Finch has retracted his public criticism of author Brandon Taylor, a finalist for this year's John Leonard Prize, after an uproar about racism, bias, and conflict of interest.
In Firekeeper’s Daughter, debut author Angeline Boulley explores protagonist Daunis’s internal dilemmas over family legacy, personal tragedy and pursuing her own purpose in life, while making difficult decisions to keep her community safe.
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.
Publishers say there has long been demand for titles on women’s empowerment, but #MeToo and other social justice movements have created a sense of urgency around these books.
A children’s book editor and a writer look at what’s changed, and what hasn’t, since the 1995 publication of a groundbreaking 'Village Voice' article on the lack of diversity in book publishing.
Looking back at two decades of potboilers at the crime novel press.
Disney has named Sarah Weisinger as senior v-p, group publisher for Disney Publishing Worldwide. She has been with the company for 20 years and will oversee the publishing program for a variety of brands.
Publishing veteran Marta Hallett has founded G Editions, a new independent publisher of illustrated books.
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.
Jon Yaged, head of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, has been promoted to president of all of Macmillan Publishers' U.S. trade group. Jen Besser has been named to succeed Yaged as head of the children’s division.
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.
Small Press Distribution has hired a workplace investigation and mediation firm following allegations of wage and discrimination issues by current and former employees.
In the wake of the events of January 6, will the Big Five think twice about publishing conservative authors?
On January 14, a prominent class-action law firm announced it was suing over alleged price-fixing in the e-book market—the second such suit in a decade. What should we make of the news?
Since Netflix released the Regency-era show on December 25, HarperCollins said it has sold 750,000 copies of the series of books by author Julia Quinn that forms the basis for the show.
The January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has renewed interest in 'Wilmington Lie,' a historical account of a coup in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898. The book was released by Grove in paperback on January 19.
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.'
In an open letter, more than 250 authors, agents, booksellers, and publishers urged publishers not to sign book deals with members of the Trump Administration or anyone "who incited, suborned, instigated, or otherwise supported the January 6, 2021 coup attempt."
Veteran publishers' rep John Mesjak, who entered into a partnership with Abraham Associates founder Stu Abraham almost 10 years ago, has become the head of the Midwestern independent publishers rep group.
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.