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Translation Database Now Hosted by 'PW'
January 11, 2018 at 11:00 pm

The Translation Database, founded in 2008 by Chad Post and featuring details on over 6,000 works in translation, will now be hosted on the 'Publishers Weekly' website.

Other New Trump Books See Demand Bump
January 11, 2018

Two new books with a negative take on Donald Trump's presidency, David Frum's 'Trumpocracy' (Harper) and David Cay Johnston's 'It's Even Worse Than You Think' (Simon & Schuster), have seen demand increase on Amazon following the fray surrounding Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' (Henry Holt).

NBF, NYC Partner on Raising Readers Initiative
January 10, 2018

The National Book Foundation will launch an adult-focused reading initiative, Raising Readers, after receiving one of seven 2018 Mayor's Grants for Cultural Impact from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

PRH Buys Rodale Books Assets
January 8, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Following Hearst's purchase of Rodale Inc. last week, the company quickly turned around and sold Rodale Books' more than 2,100 titles to Penguin Random House.

Sargent Says Macmillan Will Not Be Intimidated by Trump
January 8, 2018

Macmillan CEO John Sargent has refused the demands of the cease-and-desist letter President Trump's attorney sent the Henry Holt that the publication of Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' be halted. A letter from Macmillan's legal counsel sent to Trump's counsel confirms the company's stance.

PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge
January 8, 2018

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8.

Cover Story: 'Census'
January 8, 2018

Jesse Ball's new novel tells "a richly emotional story," said Ecco associate art director Sara Wood, and she worked to make a cover that matched it.

'Fire and Fury': Anatomy of a Bombshell
January 5, 2018

The book industry hasn’t produced a must-read adult book in years. Then came Henry Holt's just-released Michael Wolff title, which dominated the news cycle last week thanks in part to the angry reactions from its subject: President Trump.

Sales of Print Books Increased, Slightly, in 2017
January 4, 2018

Unit sales of print books rose 1.9% in 2017 at outlets that report to NDP BookScan. Units sold hit 687.2 million, up from 674.1 million in 2016. Since 2013, print unit sales are up 10.8%.

Yiannopoulos v. S&S Court Documents Revealed
December 28, 2017

Court documents filed following the lawsuit filed by conservative pundit Milo Yiannopoulos against Simon & Schuster show the publisher's concern with the book's quality in its early stages.