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Pubnet, PubEasy Sold to German Company
June 29, 2017

Effective July 1, MVB Marketing, a subsidiary of Börsenverein, the German Publisher and Bookseller Association, will take over ownership of Pubnet and PubEasy. Ted Hill has been named general manager.

Crown Starts New Nonfiction Imprint, Currency
June 28, 2017

The imprint will be led by Tina Constable and, according to Crown head Maya Mavjee, will publish books on business; economics and finance; and individual, organizational, and societal transformation and growth.

Dan Brown's 'Origin' Gets Cover, Trailer
June 27, 2017

Doubleday has released the North American jacket and book trailer for the next installment in Dan Brown's series of thrillers featuring Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon.

PRH Closing the Blue Rider Imprint
June 26, 2017

Blue Rider Press, established in 2011 by David Rosenthal to publish a select number of fiction and nonfiction titles, is being discontinued. Its hardcover titles will be released by Dutton.

Leftist Indies Put Politics First
June 23, 2017

In a charged political climate, a few left-wing indie publishers are quietly doing what socialists do best: working together for the sake of all.

Heyday Books, 'L.A. Times' Partner on Anti-Trump Book
June 23, 2017

California indie Heyday Books, which is best known as a publisher of regional titles, is departing from its standard fare with a new book called 'Our Dishonest President.' The essay collection, which Heyday crashed, is set to hit shelves on July 4.

Indie Pub Two Dollar Radio to Open Bookstore
June 23, 2017

The Ohio-based literary press is opening a bookstore/cafe/bar in its new headquarters in Columbus's South Side neighborhood. The new store will sell Two Dollar Radio's titles, as well as books published by other small presses.

Rodale Considers a Sale
June 22, 2017

The media company and publisher, home to such magazines as 'Men's Health' and 'Prevention,' along with Rodale Books, is considering its strategic options, which include the potential sale of the publisher.

How a Small Press Landed a Big Fish in Naomi Klein
June 22, 2017

For her new title 'No Is Not Enough,' which Klein called "a movement book," the Canadian activist and author said she wanted to work with "a movement publisher." She chose Chicago-based indie Haymarket Books.

University Presses Are More Vital than Ever
June 16, 2017

The Association of American University Presses annual meeting in Austin emphasized the value of publishing work grounded in research in an era of fake news.

Milkweed Unveils Lit Prize Honoring Young Poet
June 16, 2017

Milkweed Editions is launching the $10,000 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize for debut collections, in honor of the young poet who died of cancer in 2016, weeks before his debut collection was published by the Minneapolis-based nonprofit press.

Penguin Mixes Art, Books for a Cause
June 9, 2017

Penguin Books and Classics step into the civic participation ring with a new event series benefitting nonprofits and hosted at a local art gallery.

California Publishers Champion Immigrant Stories
June 9, 2017

California publishers have mounted ambitious and unconventional projects about the immigrant experience, even as the federal government gets tougher on undocumented immigrants.

Chronicle Books Turns 50
June 9, 2017

The publisher opened in San Francisco in 1967 with a two-room office and a handful of employees. Now one of the largest publishers in the West, it boasts more than 250 million units sold worldwide.