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At PNBA, The Focus Was on Collaboration
October 12, 2017 at 1:00 am

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association's annual fall meeting saw a small uptick in attendance and interactions between booksellers, authors, librarians, and publishers was much in evidence.

Hachette Shutters Weinstein Books
October 12, 2017

In more fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Hachette Book Group has terminated its Weinstein Books imprint and, effective immediately, all books under the imprint will be released by the publisher's Hachette Books imprint.

New Fifty Shades Coming in November
October 10, 2017

'Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian' will be the second book by E.L. James that examines the Fifty Shades story from the perspective of the male protagonist, Christian.

Follett Settles Counterfeiting Suit with Publishers
October 10, 2017

A few months after Follett was sued by three educational publishers charging it with selling counterfeit textbooks, the suit has been dismissed after the company agreed to adopt an anti-counterfeiting best practices program.

Hachette to Honor Weinstein Books Contracts
October 10, 2017

The Hachette Book Group's joint imprint with the Weinstein Company will honor its authors' contracts, but no further plans have been made for Weinstein Books in the wake of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Chronicle Ups Print Run for New 'Playboy' Title
October 6, 2017

Following the death of Hugh Hefner last week, Chronicle has gone back to press for its just-released 'Playboy: The Complete Centerfolds 1953-2016.' The title now contains the last foreword the Playboy founder will ever write for a book.

Denis Johnson: An Editor’s Love Story
October 6, 2017

The editor of Johnson's forthcoming story collection, 'The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,' on his relationship with the author and editing a master.

HarperCollins Launching a New Business Imprint
October 5, 2017

HarperCollins Leadership, which is set to launch October 10, will publish books on leadership in both business and in the community. Nelson Books’ publisher and senior v-p Brian Hampton will helm the new imprint.

Judge Says Yiannopoulos’ Lawsuit Against S&S Can Proceed
October 5, 2017

After oral arguments on Thursday, a New York State Supreme Court rejected Simon & Schuster’s motion to dismiss Milo Yiannopoulos’ $10 million breach of contract lawsuit over the cancellation of his book, 'Dangerous."

Penguin Random House Buys Sasquatch Books
October 4, 2017 at 1:00 am

The Seattle-based house, which was named one of PW’s fast-growing independent publishers of 2016, was bought by Penguin Random House for an undisclosed sum.

Webcrafters Sold to CJK Group
October 2, 2017 at 1:00 am

Webcrafters, one of the country's oldest printers, is to be acquired by the CJK Group, the holding company for a host of printing companies.

B&T Forms Distribution Group, Tapping Mark Suchomel to Lead It
October 2, 2017 at 1:00 am

Baker & Taylor Publishers Services will offer distribution and other functions to children’s, trade, K‐12, higher education and academic publishers. To help lead the unit, B&T has hired distribution veteran Mark Suchomel as senior v-p of sales & client services.

South Korea Comes to 'PW'
September 29, 2017

In September, 'Publishers Weekly' partnered with the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea to bring a group of South Korean editors and marketers to New York for an overview of how the U.S. book industry works.

Sales of Bill O'Reilly's Latest 'Killing' Book Down Significantly
September 28, 2017

'Killing England,' the first book released by Bill O'Reilly since his ouster from Fox News this spring, sold about 65,000 copies in its first week on sale, a 55% decline from week one sales of 'Killing the Rising Sun,' which was published last year.

Amazon Buy Buttons Among Big Topics at BISG Meeting
September 26, 2017 at 1:00 am

The Book Industry Study Group devoted a large portion of its annual meeting held Monday to supply chain issues, with the relatively new phenomenon of third party resellers on Amazon being able to win buy buttons an issue panelists expressed particular concern about.

Abrams Parent Company in Merger Talks
September 22, 2017 at 1:00 am

La Martinière Groupe, the French parent company of Abrams, is in discussions to merge with fellow French publisher Média‐Participations. The two companies said that they expect to come to an agreement "in the coming months."