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PEN America Is Suing President Trump

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The writers organization and free speech advocacy group has filed a lawsuit in federal court against President Donald Trump, seeking to stop the president from "using the machinery of government to retaliate or threaten reprisals against journalists and media outlets for coverage he dislikes."

Merkh Forms Hybrid Publisher

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After leaving traditional publishing, in which he served in executive roles with Nelson Books and at Simon & Schuster’s Howard Books division, Jonathan Merkh has joined the ranks of hybrid publishers with his new company, Forefront Books.

Blizzard Publishing Powers Up

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For more than two decades, Blizzard Entertainment has been known mostly for creating video games: World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone. But its publishing division, too, is wizzing along.

Diversion Scores Big with Rick Pitino

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Part memoir and part assessment of the evolution of college basketball recruiting, 'My Story,' by the former head basketball coach at the University of Louiville, is a real win for the midsize publisher. Here's how it happened.

HMH Closes Riverside Deal

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The educational publishing division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has completed its previously announced divestiture of the clinical and standardized testing business to private equity firm Alpine Investors for $135 million.

Bellevue Literary Press Goes Solo

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BLP which was a part of the New York University School of Medicine when its 'Tinkers' by Paul Harding won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, has completed its transition to an independent nonprofit literary house.

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