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  • S&S Nabs Hillary Clinton's Personal Essays

    Simon & Schuster has acquired world rights in all formats to a yet-to-be-titled new book by Hillary Rodham Clinton that will reflect on her experiences during the 2016 presidential election. The book is slated to publish under the S&S trade imprint in fall 2017.

  • Lit Agents Call for Submissions from Muslim Writers

    Following President Trump's executive order suspending refugee admission to the U.S. and restricting immigration from seven Muslim countries, some agents have announced a collective open call for submissions by Muslim writers.

  • WI12: Indie Publishers Launch Advocacy Organization

    Dan Simon of Seven Stories Press and Tom Hallock of Beacon Press are leading the effort to form an advocacy organization to support and promote independent presses in a rapidly changing industry,

  • Christopher Kimball Returns to Cookbook Publishing

    After a very public falling out with America's Test Kitchen, Kimball is back with a new multimedia brand that will begin publishing cookbooks this fall.

  • Publishers Respond to Losing Some 'New York Times' Bestseller Lists

    Publishers expressed dismay, confusion and surprise at the 'New York Times' decision to eliminate some bestseller lists.

  • Ten Speed Press Launches Lorena Jones Books Imprint

    Lorena Jones Books will focus on cooking and lifestyle titles and is named for and will be overseen by Lorena Jones, Ten Speed v-p and publisher of her imprint.

  • Roxane Gay, Citing Milo Deal, Pulls Book from S&S

    On Wednesday, Gay became the latest author to protest Threshold Editions's controversial book deal with Milo Yiannopoulos, by pulling her own book, 'How to Be Heard,' from the publisher's TED Books imprint.

  • EDC Coping with Growing Pains

    Problems associated with keeping pace with Educational Development Corp.'s rapid sales growth over the last two years has led to a backlog of orders and a doubling of inventory levels.

  • New Press Rushing Out Three Trump Titles

    New Press will release three edited collections this spring that will examine the recently-concluded presidential election and what likely lies ahead for the country under the Trump administration.

  • Reidy Explains Decision Behind Yiannopoulos Deal

    In a letter sent to employees and some authors, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy looked to assure those concerned about the signing of controversial author Milo Yiannopoulos that the company will not publish books that contain hate speech.

  • Christine Ball Named Publisher at Putnam, Dutton, Berkley

    Christine Ball, formerly v-p and deputy publisher at Putnam, Dutton, and Berkley, has been promoted to senior v-p and publisher of the three imprints.

  • Publishing Community Mounts Trump Protests

    On Saturday, thousands of members of the publishing community plan to participate in the many marches planned around the country to protest the policies of President Donald Trump.

  • Cover Story: ‘Like One of the Family’

    Six decades after its initial publication, a novel Roxane Gay says "remains painfully relevant" gets a re-release and a refreshed cover for a new generation.

  • A Post-Election Crop of Instant Trump Books

    The surprising victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election has resulted in a boom in books about his rise—a number of which have been crashed and rushed out the door.

  • DBW Speakers See Stable Trade Market

    With gains in unit sales of print books offsetting declines of e-book the trade market has been relatively stable over the last four years, Nielsen's Jonathan Stolper said at the start of the Digital Book World conference.

  • Writers Resist Protest Brings Thousands to NYPL, Trump Tower

    More than 2,000 artists, writers, and readers gathered at the steps of the New York Public Library on January 15.

  • Pronoun Sets New Self-Publishing Author Royalty Rate

    Pronoun, a Macmillan self-publishing subsidiary acquired in 2016, has set new author royalty rates and is launching a program to offer its authors customizable author pages.

  • Adult Nonfiction Stayed Hot in 2016

    Even though no adult coloring book sold as well in 2016 as the bestsellers in 2015 did, the adult nonfiction category, which includes those titles, posted the biggest unit gains among the major print categories last year.

  • S&S Children's Authors Protest Yiannopoulos Deal

    More than 160 children's book authors and illustrators have signed a letter protesting the 'Breitbart' editor's deal with Threshold Editions.

  • HBG CEO Michael Pietsch Speaks at BIGNY President's Night

    At the Book Industry Guild of New York's annual President's Night event, Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch spoke on his four-decade career in publishing, innovations in the industry, and the industry-wide efforts to work in a market with flat revenue.

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