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  • Susan Weinberg Named Publisher of Workman Publishing Group

    Susan Weinberg, executive v-p and publisher at Perseus Books, will succeed Dan Reynolds at Workman, who is retiring at the end of the year.

  • Astra House Shuts Its Literary Magazine

    After publishing two issues, 'Astra Magazine' will shut down by the end of the year. The closure, the president of parent company Astra House Publishing said, will allow the company to focus on its book publishing business.

  • What’s Next for Simon & Schuster?

    Paramount is likely to seek a new home for the publisher after it terminated the sales agreement with Penguin Random House.

  • Avery Hill Dreams Big for Graphic Novels

    With only three employees, the U.K.-based graphic novel publisher is building an audience, at home and in the U.S.

  • From the Archive: December 12, 1986

    In December 1986, we covered the surprise announcement that Barnes & Noble had agreed to buy B. Dalton, cementing its position as the country’s largest bookstore chain.

  • Amazon, Big Five E-Book Price Fixing Suit Is Revived

    Nearly two months after the case was dismissed, lawyers have amended and re-filed a potential class action suit accusing Amazon and the Big Five publishers of coordinating to eliminate competition in the e-book market.

  • PRH, S&S Deal Likely Dead

    With the purchase agreement between Paramount and Penguin Random House set to expire, reports from multiple media sources say that Simon & Schuster's parent company will let the deadline lapse, thereby killing the deal.

  • New and Forthcoming Titles for a Diverse Market

    The following is a listing of new and forthcoming adult, young adult, and children’s titles that showcase the multicultural nature of American society and reflect the ever-increasing range of topics and disciplines needed to serve its diverse communities.

  • Publishers Discuss Ways to Serve a Diverse Market

    We spoke with a number of publishers about what they're doing to reach a more inclusive range of readers of all ages.

  • How to Use the 'PW' Book Publishing Startups Database

    Instructions for using the online spreadsheet that accompanies our Book Publishing Startups in the U.S. 2022 report.

  • From the Archive: November 25, 1974

    We look back on a November 1974 cover ad from Doubleday for Peter Benchley’s hit Jaws, which Steven Spielberg would adapt into a blockbuster movie released the following summer.

  • Book Publishing Startups in the U.S. 2022

    A new report charts how more than 1,300 ventures have performed over the past 15 years.

  • Authors Guild Applauds Arrest, Indictment of Major E-Book Pirates

    Two Russian nationals are now facing criminal charges in the U.S. for their role in running Z-Library, one of the world's most notorious e-book pirate sites before its domains were seized by U.S. officials earlier this fall.

  • The Intimate Influences Behind New Queer Lit Magazine, ‘BitterSweet Review’

    The new literary magazine is distributed in Europe via Antenne Books in print and online. Founding editor Benoît Loiseau shares how independent literature forms forge new inroads into publishing for minority authors and readers.

  • Royal Reads: Honoring the Life of Queen Elizabeth II

    To mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the coronation of King Charles III, we highlight some vital books that explore the queen’s legacy and look to the future. (Sponsored)

  • From the Archive: October 15, 1932

    In October 1932, we published the text of an address by Guy Holt to the New York Library Association, urging publishers to do more to promote reading.

  • Is there a Crisis of Confidence in Scientific Research?

    Elsevier's just released Confidence in Research report suggests that researchers today must work to combat false and misleading information.

  • Entangled Publishing Launches Red Tower Books, a New Adult Imprint

    According to the publisher, the imprint will “champion feminist and empowered perspectives” in romantic fantasy and science fiction books. It plans to publish seven new books next year.

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