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  • BISG Annual Meeting Looks Beyond the Book

    The Book Industry Study Group Annual Meeting highlighted the growing benefits of data capture and feedback, among other trends.

  • Christian Self-Publisher Xulon Launches New Conservative Imprint

    The new unit, Liberty Hill Publishing, is being launched in partnership with Salem Communications, a conservative media company which owns, among other properties, Regnery Publishing.

  • News Briefs: Week of September 22, 2014

    Johnson steps down as Red Wheel/Weiser publisher and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Penguin Launches Cartoon Network Imprint

    Penguin Books for Young Readers will launch a Cartoon Network imprint that will include books tied to existing and future Cartoon Network–owned shows and serve as a launchpad for new content.

  • Publishing’s Holding Pattern: 2014 Salary Survey

    PW's annual salary survey reveals an eye-opening lack of diversity in the publishing industry, an enduring pay gap between men and women, and an increase in hours spent in the office.

  • Regan Arts Announces First Project

    The 'Virtual Reality Beginners Guide' is a 40 page book in a box that includes a cardboard viewer that when assembled in combination with a smartphone turns into a VR headset viewer.

  • 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.

  • Abrams to Launch Gift & Stationery Imprint

    The first Abrams Noterie products will go on sale in February 2015.

  • 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.

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