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  • Bookselling

    Print Book Sales Fell 6% Last Week

    Since the end of the Easter shopping season, unit sales of print books have followed a fairly regular weekly path, falling by roughly 6% compared to a year ago. That was the result again last week when sales dropped 6.9% from the week ended May 15, 2021.

  • U.S. Book Show

    David Sedaris to Open the U.S. Book Show

    Humorist David Sedaris will open the U.S. Book Show on May 23, livestreaming from the 'Publishers Weekly' office in Manhattan.

  • Financial Reporting

    EDC's Revenue Returns to Earth

    After hitting a record high of $204.6 million in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2021, revenue at Educational Development Corp. fell 30.3% in fiscal 2022, dropping to $142.2 million. Net earnings declined 34.1%, to $8.3 million.

  • Bookselling

    ABA to Debut Virtual Children's Conference

    The American Booksellers Association is launching a Virtual Children’s Institute on July 13; the daylong digital event includes online education sessions, bookseller idea exchanges, and keynote speeches.

  • Libraries

    Congress to Hold Second Hearing on Censorship Issues

    The hearing, set for Thursday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. ET, will focus on the "ongoing efforts to prohibit discussion in K-12 classrooms about American history, race, and LGBTQ+ issues and to punish teachers who violate vague and discriminatory state laws by discussing these topics."

  • Religion

    New Books Explore Faithful Fatherhood

    New and forthcoming books on fatherhood coming from religion publishers are emphasizing connection and healing between fathers and sons.

  • Obituaries

    Obituary: Ann Spinelli

    Spinelli, a former v-p and executive art director at Putnam Publishing Group, died on May 9. She was 77.

  • U.S. Book Show

    Oscar Isaac to Speak at U.S. Book Show

    Isaac will discuss the neo-noir graphic novel 'Head Wounds: Sparrow,' co-developed by Isaac and published by Legendary Comics, with the 'Beat' editor and 'PW' podcast host Heidi MacDonald.

  • Comics

    Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

    Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics.

  • Comics

    Panel Mania: Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator by Sofia Warren

    In the summer of 2018, 'New Yorker' Cartoonist Sofia Warren emailed Julia Salazar, a young democratic socialist running for the New York state senate, a request to follow her around and create a nonfiction comics account of her campaign. The result is the graphic memoir 'Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator'. A 13-page excerpt.

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