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Anchor Books to Do Hardcover Line

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Anchor Books, the paperback imprint for the Knopf Doubleday Group, will begin publishing a line of hardcovers in spring 2022. The list, to be headed by Edward Kastenmeier, will focus on psychological suspense, mystery, commercial fiction, and popular nonfiction.

Behind the Scenes At the Virtual NBAs

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Adapting a major literary awards ceremony to cater to an all-virtual audience is no simple task, as the National Book Foundation team learned in 2020. It is, however, possible to get it done well.

What Abrams Learned In 2020

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Like most publishers, Abrams’s initial focus when the pandemic struck was shifting to remote work. But in a year like 2020, more priorities popped up soon enough.

Post Hill Press Creates Jewish Imprint

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Post Hill's new Wicked Son imprint focuses on Jewish voices and is headed by Adam Bellow and David S. Bernstein. It will feature history, philosophy and fiction by authors from the U.S., Israel, and Europe.

PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

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The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards.