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  • Two ISIS Books Coming

    As fears about the expansion of ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, continue to mount, two publishers are rushing books about the militant terrorist group to market.

  • News Briefs: Week of September 15, 2014

    Wolff hired by HMH and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Polis Books Adds Categories, Print

    Polis Books, a digital-first publishing venture, is adding new genres—children’s and young adult—as well as print editions to its publishing program.

  • 'NYT' Revamps Bestsellers Lists

    The redesign will see the introduction of 12 new monthly charts.

  • Sales of Rivers' Book Skyrocket

    Sales of Joan Rivers' most recent book, 'Diary of a Mad Diva,' saw a 570% increase in sales in the week following her death on September 4.

  • Frey's Full Fathom Five Launches Digital Imprint

    Full Fathom Five Digital will be overseen by the newly appointed director of digital publishing Samantha Streger, who joined the company in April from Open Road.

  • Nook Press Glitch Fixed, B&N Says

    A Barnes & Noble spokesperson told PW Monday afternoon that it has fixed a glitch that was delaying payments to some Nook Press authors.

  • News Briefs: Week of September 8, 2014

    B&N testing Espresso Book Machines and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • The Penguin Publishing Group Takes Shape

    Fourteen months after the completion of the Random House–Penguin Group merger, PRH CEO Markus Dohle has created the Penguin Publishing Group, which puts all Penguin adult imprints under Madeline McIntosh, who was named president of the new unit.

  • The Killers Inside Us: The Return of Jim Thompson

    Little, Brown’s crime imprint, Mulholland Books, is reissuing 25 books by Jim Thompson, 37 years after the author's death.

  • Two Novelists Launch Brash Books, New Crime House

    Launched by veteran crime novelists, Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman, Brash Books is a new publishing venture that offers a new vision of publishing in the digital era.

  • PRH Creates Penguin Adult Group; Kennedy to Leave

    The transformation of Penguin Random Houses’ editorial operations began in earnest today with the announcement of the creation of the Penguin Publishing Group. The new unit, which will house all of Penguin’s adult imprints, will be headed by Madeline McIntosh, currently president of U.S. operations and COO of the company. Susan Petersen Kennedy, president of Penguin Group U.S. will leave the company at the end of the year.

  • Tor/Forge Goes All Digital on Catalogues

    Tor/Forge Books has transitioned to 100% digital catalogues, citing a commitment to sustainability and lowering its carbon footprint.

  • Four Questions for...Heyday Books

    PW talks with iconic indie publisher Heyday Books, celebrating 40 years in publishing this year, about its latest release, 'The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin.'

  • New Murakami Book on the Way

    To be released in December, 'The Strange Library' will be Murakami’s second work published in 2014, a 96-page illustrated book designed by Chip Kidd.

  • News Briefs: Week of September 1, 2014

    Books-A-Million holds steady and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

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