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Meet the Editor: Stuart Roberts
November 24, 2017

Two years after joining Simon & Schuster as the assistant to Alice Mayhew, Roberts made his first acquisition, buying what would become the rap memoir 'The Autobiography of Gucci Mane.' It's now a bestseller.

D.C. Metro Spotlight: Books for Everyone
November 24, 2017

The metro Washington, D.C., area is home to an unusual group of publishers, many of which release the works of think tanks, well-known institutions, and universities. That makes for an eclectic mix.

B&N Dismisses Takeover Proposal
November 17, 2017

Barnes & Noble issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying it does not consider a proposal by Sandell Asset Management, to take the retailer private, a "bona fide" offer.

Kickstarter Adds Subscription Fundraising Function
November 16, 2017

Looking to add a new fundraising facet to its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter is launching Drip, a subscription service that will allow fans to provide recurring financial support directly to their favorite creators.

With Selleck Set to Retire, S&S Revamps Sales
November 14, 2017

Simon & Schuster announced that its executive v-p for sales and marketing, Michael Selleck, will retire at the end of the year. With his departure, a number of changes are being made to the publisher's sales and distribution structure.

Quality Books Files for Bankruptcy
November 14, 2017

The Illinois book distributor to schools and libraries has sent a letter to creditors saying it can no longer meet its financial obligations and is in the process of liquidating its assets.

What on Earth Brings Wallbooks To the U.S.
November 10, 2017

Founded in the U.K. in 2010 by a former educational publisher, the nonfiction children’s publishing house specializes in a hybrid format: an accordion-fold, heavily illustrated reference work that can be converted into a poster.

Fall Regionals 2017: All Our Children's Coverage
November 7, 2017

This year’s regional bookseller shows, which took place from mid-September through the end of October, were marked by passionate discussions on diversity, robust children's programming, and appearances by prominent authors and illustrators.

Hachette Acquires Meadowbrook Press' Backlist
November 6, 2017

Hachette announced on Monday that it is acquiring the backlist of Meadowbrook Press, best known for titles for both parents and expectant parents; the list will be refreshed and reissued as Da Capo or Running Press releases.

PRHGE Has a New Religious Imprint
November 3, 2017 at 1:00 am

Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s distribution and editorial office in Miami is launching Origen (Origin), a new religious imprint for Spanish-language books.

Red Wheel Buys Career Press, Hires Peter Turner
October 30, 2017 at 1:00 am

In moves that add scale and diversify its business, Red Wheel/Weiser has acquired Career Press and hired former Shambhala Publications publisher Peter Turner as associate publisher.