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  • British Indie Tests New Biz Model with Crowdfunding Campaign

    New Internationalist, a worker-owned publisher based in the U.K., launched a crowdfunding campaign that allows contributors to get a stake in the company.

  • Nonpartisan Nonprofits Fight For Free Expression

    The literary nonprofit world is ramping up for a protracted campaign in favor of free speech and support for the arts in the wake of President Donald J. Trump's call for the elimination of the NEA and NEH.

  • '1984' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' Get Hardcover Reissues

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish new hardcover editions of the classic dystopian novels next month. The move is an attempt to capitalize on the cultural zeitgeist, as well as a recent surge in sales.

  • HMH Restructuring Begins

    Suffering from a downturn in the educational market, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has confirmed that it began a series of organizational changes last week that have resulted in, among other things, layoffs in its educational division as well as its trade division.

  • Regnery Publishing: More Than Just Politics

    The conservative publisher's mission has expanded in recent years, but politics remains at Regnery's core.

  • At 25, the New Press Thrives In Politically Charged Climate

    The New Press plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with an energized publishing program focused on the challenge of resisting the new administration's political agenda.

  • In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures

    The elimination of the NEA, which is proposed in President Trump's just-released budget plan, could have a severe ripple effect on independent publishing, as hundreds of small presses depend on funding from the NEA to stay afloat.

  • Binc and Alabama Indie Pub Team Up to Give Back to Booksellers

    In partnership with the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, AdventureKEEN will give 100% of the profits from the sales of its books at independent bookstores, this June, to booksellers in need.

  • Abrams Press's First Title Due in May

    The first book to be released under Abrams Press, the new text-driven nonfiction imprint at Abrams Books, is 'Grocery' by food writer Michael Ruhlman. The title is scheduled to hit shelves on May 16.

  • John Parsley Named EIC At Dutton, Among Other Changes

    John Parsley, formerly v-p and executive editor at Little Brown, has been named v-p and editor-in-chief of Dutton. Berkley executive editor Brent Howard and the Caliber line will also move to Dutton.

  • Ally Condie, Emma Donaghue, and Others Participate in 'Read-In' for Refugees

    Following the latest executive order on immigration issued by President Donald J. Trump, a growing list of authors have committed to participating in #Read4Refugees, a read-in dedicated to raising awareness of, and funding to combat, refugee issues.

  • Harlequin Launches Hanover Square Press

    Harlequin has announced the upcoming launch of Hanover Square Press, a new imprint publishing general fiction, narrative history, journalism, and memoir starting in January 2018.

  • Viking to Publish Le Carre’s New George Smiley Novel in September

    'A Legacy of Spies,' the first novel in 25 years to feature le Carré's most popular character, George Smiley, will be released on September 5.

  • Obamas' Books to Be Published By Crown

    Less than a week after it was announced that Penguin Random House had acquired books by former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama for a rumored $65 million, Crown Publishing Group has been named as the PRH unit that will release the titles in the U.S. and Canada.

  • At Media Conference, Murray Details HC's International Growth

    At Deutsche Bank’s 25th Annual Media & Telecom conference, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray told investors he expects foreign language market sales to account for 10% of the publisher's revenue this year. That figure is up significantly from 2014, when this segment accounted for less than 1% of revenue.

  • HarperCollins Marks Its 200th Anniversary

    Since its beginnings in 1817 in New York as J&J Harper, Printers, HarperCollins has become a worldwide publishing behemoth. We look back at highlights and milestones from the publisher's two centuries of business.

  • Weldon Owen to Launch Gift Imprint, Blue Streak Books

    Blue Streak Books will launch this spring with former Running Press v-p and publisher Chris Navratil at the helm as associate publisher.

  • Cover Story: 'The Night Ocean' by Paul La Farge

    Designer Will Staehle's book jacket taps into what the 'hypnotic sensibilities' of the novel, a story of obsession and H.P. Lovecraft.

  • Changes In 'New York Times' Books Coverage, Explained

    At a luncheon in Manhattan yesterday, 'New York Times Book Review' editor Pamela Paul, who oversees all books coverage at the 'New York Times,' laid out the newspaper's vision for the future of its newly-unified books desk.

  • Catalyst Press Debuts with Four Titles from Africa

    The indie venture, backed by Cinco Puntos editor and publicist Jessica Powers, will focus on contemporary African literature, as well as graphic novels based on African historical events and figures.

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