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  • ‘Outlander’ Preps For Its Close-Up

    Diana Gabaldon is having something of a George R.R. Martin moment.

  • Typecast Publishing Goes Green(er)

    Typecast Publishing, which started as The Lumberyard magazine in 2007 before evolving into a small publishing house, is metamorphosing yet again with its recent move to Asheville, N.C. Publisher Jen Woods and crew have set up shop in the mountains and plan to produce much of their future poetry books and magazine using raw materials grown on their farm.

  • New Adult: A Book Category For Twentysomethings by Twentysomethings

    When book blogger Georgia McBride and St. Martin’s Press teamed up in November 2009 to run a contest soliciting what they called new adult fiction from aspiring authors, they had no idea how huge this new niche would become.

  • For Lynne Rienner, 30 Years and Counting

    The year was 1984, and things were about to get interesting for a young publishing executive at the academic Westview Press, in Colorado, named Lynne Rienner.

  • Zest Books Launches New Adult Imprint

    The San Francisco-based publisher's Pulp imprint will specialize in humor, art, memoir, and pop culture for the new adult market.

  • Amazon's Latest Proposal Rankles Hachette and Authors

    The acrimony between Amazon and Hachette does not appear to waning. And their battle, over e-book sales terms, continues to play out in newspaper headlines.

  • HarperCollins Tries Direct Sales

    HarperCollins has launched a redesigned website that features a direct sales component. Through the website the publisher has, for the first time, the ability to sell print books directly to consumers.

  • Dougherty to Head UMP

    Mary Dougherty will become the third director since the press's founding 51 years ago.

  • News Briefs: Week of July 7, 2014

    Publishers claim Apple court order hobbles agency model and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • PRH Completes Santillana Ediciones Generales Acquisition

    The acquisition, first announced in March, brings the major Spanish-language publisher into PRH Grupo Editorial.

  • Kensington Expands Distribution Deal With PRH

    After many years as a distribution-only client of Penguin, Kensington Publishing has inked an expanded sales and distribution agreement with the newly combined Penguin Random Publisher Services, the Penguin Random House distribution unit.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Abril Educação S/A

    Abril Educação is an educational publishing and technology company under Abril S.A., the media division of Grupo Abril, a major Latin American communications group founded in 1950.

  • News Briefs: Week of June 30, 2014

    Open Road Fires Back at HarperCollins In Copyright Case and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Perseus Books Group, 1996-2014

    Venture capitalist and book lover Frank Pearl started the Perseus Books Group in 1996.

  • Book Sales Dipped in 2013

    Industry sales had a small decline in 2013, falling to $27.01 billion from $27.12 billion in 2012, according to figures released last week by BookStats, the statistics program run by the AAP and BISG.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Saraiva

    Saraiva is a leading publisher and bookseller in Brazil, claiming a market share in Brazil of 15% in professional and technical books and 16% in textbooks.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Santillana

    Santillana is a textbook and general-interest publishing group in Spain and Latin America with an international presence in 22 countries.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Springer

    Springer is a publisher specialized in scientific and professional information, with approximately 2,200 journals and 8,400 new book titles launched in 2013.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Scholastic

    Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children's books.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Sanoma

    Sanoma Learning is a leading European provider of education materials and solutions in print and digital formats.

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