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  • A 'Long Haul' Christmas? Wimpy Kid Dominates Charts

    In the three-week shopping season that began Thanksgiving week, Jeff Kinney's newest installment in the Wimpy Kid series has sold more than 535,000 print copies at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan.

  • Dohle Reflects On a Year 'Combining Two Great Legacies'

    In his annual year-end letter, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cited the merger and thanked the PRH staff for the “impressive feat” of “combining two great legacies.”

  • Four Questions for...'Eaten Alive' Author Paul Rosolie

    We spoke to the conservationist, who is dealing with fallout over his recent TV special 'Eaten Alive,' about his first book, the controversy surrounding his special, and what he's working on next.

  • U.S. Gov to Release CIA 'Torture Report' in Print, Digital

    The U.S. Government Printing Office has released the "official and authentic" digital and print versions of the Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program, also referred to as the "Torture Report."

  • Chelsea Green: Sustainability at 30

    Over the past decade, Chelsea Green Publishing Company in White River Junction, Vt., has appeared frequently on PW’s list of fast-growing small presses.

  • News Briefs: Week of December 15, 2014

    Durham stepping down at Amazon and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • The New Press: Better Diversity Through Internships

    Since its launch in 1992, the New Press—a nonprofit publishing house—has proudly run an internship program “explicitly designed to diversify a notoriously monochromatic industry,” explains executive director Diane Wachtell.

  • University Publishing Programs

    In the past five years, traditional publishing has seen tremendous innovation and reinvention, and, at the same time, more and more publishing-related opportunities can be found in the startup world than ever before. The skills necessary to succeed in today’s book business are changing at breakneck pace, so we checked in with universities offering master’s degrees in publishing to see who today’s students are, what they’re studying, and where they’re finding work.

  • News Corp Sees More Growth for HarperCollins

    Robert Thomson, CEO of HarperCollins parent company News Corp, told analysts News could make another purchase in the book industry following its purchase of Harlequin.

  • Moonves: Amazon Deal Better for S&S, Authors

    In a presentation to analysts on Tuesday, at the UBS Media Conference, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said Simon & Schuster’s new sales agreement with Amazon is better for both S&S, and authors.

  • CIA Torture Report to be Published as Book

    Melville House will publish 'The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture' as a paperback and an e-book on December 30.

  • American Bar Association Launches Trade Imprint

    The American Bar Association's publishing division is launching a trade imprint. Ankerwycke has just released its debut title, a legal thriller by blogger David Lat, to be followed by 34 titles in 2015.

  • News Briefs: Week of December 8, 2014

    In S&S reorg, Perl rises and Hirschhorn leaves and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • NAL To Publish 'Lost' Ayn Rand Novel

    'Ideal,' the first Ayn Rand novel to be released since 1957's 'Atlas Shrugged,' is set to be published by Penguin Random House imprint NAL on July 7, 2015.

  • HarperOne Launches New Line, HarperElixir

    HarperCollins’ HarperOne division will introduce a new line next fall dedicated to the body, mind, spirit category.

  • Rowling Commencement Speech to Be Published

    Little, Brown will release 'Very Good Lives,' a book version of J.K. Rowling's 2008 commencement speech at Harvard, on April 14, 2015.

  • News Briefs: Week of December 1, 2014

    HC to provide books for JetBlue’s Content Hub and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Riverhead At 20

    Riverhead picked a good year to turn 20. In January, the Penguin Random House imprint released the bestselling On Such A Full Sea, by critical darling Chang-Rae Lee.

  • Whitaker Nixes Revisions to Cosby Bio...for Now

    The former 'Newsweek' editor and author of 'Cosby: His Life and Times' admitted he was wrong not to dig deeper into accusations that Cosby had repeatedly sexually assaulted women.

  • Amazon Releases Cornwell's 'Ripper' Kindle Single

    Amazon Publishing has released an essay by bestselling author Patricia Cornwell, which documents her investigation of Jack the Ripper for her 2002 title, 'Portrait of a Killer.'

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