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  • Financial Reporting

    B&N Posts a Profit in Fiscal 2019 Despite Sales Decline

    The bookseller managed to post net income of $3.8 million for the fiscal year ended April 27, compared to a loss of $125.5 million in fiscal 2018, despite a 3.0% revenue decline compared to its last fiscal year.

  • Awards & Prizes

    Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate

    Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is the first Native American poet to hold the post, as well as the nation's first poet laureate from the state of Oklahoma. She succeeds Tracy K. Smith.

  • Business Deals

    Rowman & Littlefield Buys Prometheus Books

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group has acquired the publishing assets of Prometheus Books, which was founded in 1969 and has a backlist of 1,700 active titles.

  • Shows & Events

    The Book Industry Speaks Out Against China Tariffs

    Representatives at the public hearing said books should be excluded from proposed tariffs on Chinese imports because, among other reasons, the tariffs would almost certainly lead to higher book prices for consumers while forcing some publishers and booksellers out of business.

  • Obituaries

    Ifeanyi Menkiti, Grolier Poetry Book Shop Owner, Dies at 78

    Ifeanyi Menkiti, owner of the 92-year-old Grolier Poetry Bookshop in Cambridge, Mass., has died at the age of 78.

  • Comics

    Panel Mania: Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction Vol. 6 by Inio Asano

    Set in Tokyo three years after a mammoth alien spaceship arrived to hover menacingly over the city, Inio Asano’s charming and unusual sci-fi manga series follows the lives of two irresistible teen girls—Kadode and Ontan—as they navigate high school, friends, and family stuff under the open-ended threat of alien invasion and interplanetary war. A 12-page excerpt.

  • Shows & Events

    Hearings on Proposed Book Tariffs Start Today

    Representatives from the AAP and the ABA are among the book industry members that will speak out against a proposed 25% tariff on goods--including books--imported from China at hearings that start today.

  • Libraries

    Hachette Book Group Changes Library E-book Terms

    The Hachette Book Group this week became the third Big Five publisher to change its terms for licensing e-books to libraries in the last year.

  • Financial Reporting

    Adult Trade, Kids' Sales Up in First Quarter

    Sales of adult trade books rose 2.4% in the first quarter of 2019, over the comparable period in 2018, while sales in the children/young adult category increased 9.7%.

  • Obituaries

    Susannah Hunnewell, 'Paris Review' Publisher, Dies at 52

    Susannah Hunnewell, publisher of the 'Paris Review' since 2015, died of cancer on June 15 at her home in New York. She was 52.

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