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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.

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.

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.

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."

Brooklyn Book Festival 2017 In Photos
September 18, 2017 at 1:00 am

On a sweaty but sunny Sunday afternoon in downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Book Festival held its largest event yet, pictured here in a photo-essay.

Carolina Wren Press Acquires John F. Blair
September 15, 2017 at 1:00 am

Durham, N.C.-based Carolina Wren Press is acquiring the trademarks and backlist of Winston-Salem-based publisher John F. Blair. The combined company will function as a non-profit publisher and will be renamed Blair.

Carolina Wren Press Acquires John F. Blair
September 15, 2017

Durham, N.C.-based Carolina Wren Press is acquiring the trademarks and backlist of Winston-Salem-based publisher John F. Blair. The combined company will function as a non-profit publisher and will be renamed Blair.

Quarto Reorganizes U.K. Imprints
September 15, 2017

The Quarto Group has reorganized some of its U.K.-based imprints in what the publisher calls "an effort to re-energize its publishing program, and keep it relevant to readers and customers in an ever-changing market."

Laurence King to Grow its European Presence
September 15, 2017

British publisher Laurence King has created a new German subsidiary and acquired an Amsterdam-based publisher in an effort to expand into the European market.

DC Entertainment at New York Comic Con
September 15, 2017

Rounding up the biggest draws for DC fans at this year's New York Comic Con, including sneak peeks of the company's new comics series.