Lagardère, the parent company of Hachette Livre, will dissolve its current management structure and transition to a more conventional joint stock company, and reasserted its commitment to the publishing business.
W.W. Norton announced that it will cease publication of the newly released edition of Blake Bailey’s 'Philip Roth: The Biography,' as well as Bailey’s 2014 memoir 'The Splendid Things We Planned,' and take both works out of print.
Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign.
The Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting focused on issues around book publishing’s impact on the environment, the continuing effect of the pandemic on the supply chain, and the industry’s response, examined under the theme of “Publishing for a Sustainable Future.”
A proxy battle over the control of Lagardère, the parent company of Hachette Livre, appears headed to a resolution, with Arnaud Lagardère willing to give up some of his family's power of the company.
What will the postpandemic world look like for publishers? A panel of experts put together by Westchester Publishing Services and 'Publishers Weekly' shares its insights. (Sponsored)
Presses used new and old business models to post solid gains in a pandemic year.
There are a number of big questions to be answered and logistics to be ironed out before authors hit the road again.
The publisher, founded four years ago, has broken into the book publishing market in ways that exceeded founder Jason Kutasi's most ambitious expectations.
Norton has temporarily halted the shipment and promotion of Blake Bailey's 'Philip Roth: The Biography' following allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against the author by a number of women. On Monday, Bailey’s literary agency, the Story Factory, dropped the author when those allegations first surfaced.
After some employees began circulating a petition urging S&S to drop Post Hill Press as a distribution client and to cancel its publishing deal with former Vice President Mike Pence, CEO Jonathan Karp said the publisher will continue serving as Post Hill's distributor and will move forward with plans to publish the Pence memoir.
Brandeis University Press has acquired the University Press of New England's backlist, and plans to use the titles to support its own expansion into some genres that have been underserved since UPNE’s closure.
The revival of Ivy Kids and the launch of Happy Yak see Quarto embracing sustainability and joyful reading. (Sponsored)
With print-on-demand technology, environmentally friendly inks, sustainable paper choices, and a global reach, HP is looking to help publishers lower their carbon footprints. (Sponsored)
With Hyperion Avenue, the media giant gets back into adult publishing and makes a new effort to find books that can take advantage of its myriad platforms.
The fetishization of books as a vibe sells iPhone cases that look like leatherbound tomes and clothing with literary designs. But does it actually sell books? Book business insiders weigh in.
A new book chronicles Ingram Content Group’s 50-year evolution into the country’s largest book wholesaler, print-on-demand printer, and independent book distributor.
Simon & Schuster will not distribute a book by Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of two Louisville, Ky., police officers that shot six bullets that killed Breonna Taylor. The book's publisher, Post Hill Press, is a distribution client of S&S.
The Doubleday division of Penguin Random House is expanding its nonfiction list to include wellness and self-help titles. The first titles are expected to be published in 2023.
In a brief order judge Gregory Woods said the move, which is common in consumer class action cases, will bring "efficiency and economy" to what is "likely to be expensive and complicated litigation."