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  • A Slimmed Down Scholastic Posts Sales and Earnings Gains

    Focusing on children's publishing and education delivered gains in fiscal 2016, following the sale of the house's technology unit.

  • At Berrett-Koehler, an Emphasis on Authors

    Berrett-Koehler pays a lot of attention to its authors, so much so that it puts a "severe cramp in scalability," said founder Steve Piersanti.

  • Cover Story: 'Still Here'

    A 1980s Brat Pack movie helped inspire the book-jacket concept for 'Still Here' by Lara Vapnyar.

  • Random House Studio Sold to Fremantle Media

    The film development unit Random House launched in 2007 (which was then called Random House Films), has been sold to Fremantle Media North America. Peter Gethers, longtime head of RH Studio, will stay on as an executive v-p at the newly owned unit.

  • Two Companies Eye Hastings

    The liquidation specialist Gordon Brothers Group and the financial services and media company Bloomberg L.P. have both expressed interest in the beleaguered retailer, which filed for bankruptcy last month.

  • New Leadership for McClelland & Stewart

    Arts editor of the 'Globe and Mail' Jared Bland will take on the title of publisher of McClelland & Stewart and Martha Kanya-Forstner has been named editor-in-chief.

  • From the Archives: 2016 Presidential Candidates

    Ahead of the conventions, we took a spin through PW's archives for previous coverage of the candidates. What we found was Hillary Clinton plowing through a blizzard to record her audiobook, Donald Trump's publisher looking forward to publishing "a library of books by him," and more.

  • A Decade of Dzanc Books

    Ten years after its founding, Dzanc is in the black and in the midst of a lot of change.

  • Passing the Torch at Island Press

    Thirty years and 1,000 books (including a Pulitzer-winner) since its founding, Island Press is under new leadership, with plans to publish more and bigger books.

  • Election 2016: New Books About Race, Class, and More

    Here's a sampling of new and forthcoming titles, all reviewed by PW, that tackle pressing domestic issues.

  • Election 2016: New Books About Politics

    Here's a sampling of new and forthcoming titles, all reviewed by PW, that take an in-depth look at U.S. politics.

  • Election 2016: New Books About Foreign Affairs

    Here's a sampling of new and forthcoming titles, all reviewed by PW, that tackle pressing international issues.

  • Kensington Adding Print Line to Lyrical Press

    Kensington Publishing will add a mass market paperback line to its Lyrical Press imprint, Kensington’s digital first unit that it bought in January 2014.

  • Catapult Partners with PEN for New Emerging Writers Awards

    PEN American Center has announced the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, the newest addition to its lineup of literary awards. Winning stories will be collected and published in an annual anthology by Catapult.

  • FSG Sees Spike in Wiesel Sales

    In the wake of Elie Wiesel's death on July 2, FSG has gone back to print with his backlist, and sales of 'Night,' the author's memoir about surviving Auschwitz, and all other titles have jumped.

  • Harlequin's MIRA to Launch Literary Fiction Imprint

    MIRA Books, the fiction imprint of Harlequin Books, has announced the launch of a new literary fiction line, Park Row Books. Inaugural titles are slated to publish in summer 2017.

  • 'Valley of the Dolls' Turns 50

    Grove has already gone back to press on the anniversary edition of Jacqueline Susann's bestselling novel.

  • The ‘Offing’ Looks Ahead After Editor Resigns

    With a new editor-in-chief at the helm, the online literary magazine will recommit to its mission after a summer submissions hiatus.

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