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Open Book: The Magnificent Adrienne Sharp
August 4, 2017

Over drinks with 'PW' adult books director and Open Book columnist Louisa Ermelino, HarperCollins editor Sara Nelson shares news of a spring novel.

On the Road with the Hachette Book Group
August 4, 2017

HBG charters a private bus for a 280-mile day trip, taking 26 editors and publishers (plus one reporter) on a sojourn from New York to bookstores in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Pearson to Cut 3,000 More Jobs
August 4, 2017

The worldwide educational publisher hopes to save 300 million pounds over the next three years by reducing headcount. Pearson also reported that sales at PRH fell slightly in the first half of 2017, but that profits rose.

B&NE Steps Up Fight Against Counterfeiters
August 1, 2017

Barnes & Noble Education has agreed to implement a program developed earlier this year in an attempt to stop the spread of counterfeit of print textbooks.

PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series
July 31, 2017

The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public.

S&S Asks Court to Dismiss Yiannopoulos Suit
July 31, 2017

In a July 28 filing, S&S claims that Yiannopoulos legally "accepted" termination of the contract, and asked the court to "put an end to Yiannopoulos’s self-promotional misuse of judicial resources."

S&S Announces Title for Forthcoming Clinton Memoir
July 27, 2017

Hillary Clinton's anticipated new memoir, due out September 12, has been given a title. Simon & Schuster said the book, which will focus on Clinton's defeat in the recent presidential election, will be called 'What Happened.'

Cover Story: ‘Yesterday’
July 26, 2017

Felicia Yap’s debut crosses several genres, which made the job of Gregg Kulick, the senior art director in charge of the cover, all the trickier.

S&S Launches New Imprint with Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment
July 24, 2017

Skybound Books, a co-publishing agreement between Atria and The Walking Dead creator's multi-platform entertainment company Skybound Entertainment, will focus on science fiction, fantasy, and horror. It will be overseen by Michael Braff, who is based in L.A.

Hot Topic: World War II Books
July 21, 2017

In the spirit of Christopher Nolan's new film, 'Dunkirk,' here are three new titles in which everyday people fight to survive and commit unsung acts of heroism.

Scholastic Aims to Improve Profits
July 21, 2017

Scholastic has started Scholastic 2020, a companywide initiative to reduce operating costs and expand revenue opportunities.

Yiannopoulos’s Sales Sink in Second Week
July 19, 2017

Sales of Milo Yiannopoulos’s book, 'Dangerous,' fell 42% last week, compared to its first week on sale, according to just-released numbers from NPD BookScan.

Wholesaler American West Books Acquired
July 18, 2017 at 1:00 am

The Calif.-based company, which is the exclusive wholesaler to Whole Foods, was acquired by industry veteran Christopher Robbins.

Hawley, Petrie Among Winners at 12th Annual Thrillerfest
July 17, 2017

At the Saturday night event in New York City, Noah Hawley became the first author to win an ITW Best Novel Award and an Edgar for the same book, 'Before the Fall.' Nick Petrie took home the Best First Novel award for his book, 'The Drifter.'

Harvard University Press Names New Director
July 13, 2017

George Andreou, currently v-p and senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf, has been named the new director of the vaunted university press. The job marks something of a homecoming for Andreou, who graduated from Harvard College in 1987.

Bertelsmann Ups PRH Stake to 75%
July 11, 2017 at 1:00 am

Bertelsmann has agreed to buy a 22% stake in Penguin Random House that will generate about $1 billion for Pearson, which will still have a 25% stake in the trade publishing giant.