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  • Random House Brings Licensed Titles Under One Roof

    Random House has created a new imprint dedicated to licensed book publishing. Starting in 2023, Random House Worlds will house Random House’s adult licensed titles under the direction of Keith Clayton, v-p, deputy publisher of Del Rey, who will also serve as publishing director of Random House Worlds.

  • The 'Atlantic' to Launch Book Imprint with Zando

    Atlantic Editions, a book imprint developed in partnership with independent publisher Zando, will publish its first titles, penned by 'Atlantic' writers, in January 2023.

  • Bloom Books Is Helping Young Readers Grow

    The new imprint from Ulysses Press aims to foster a love of reading in juvenile and young adult readers

  • A Cloudy Picture for Publishers' Performance

    Sales rose at three major trade publishers in the first quarter, but uncertainty over the future remains.

  • From the Archive: March 31, 1997

    In May 1997, Amazon went public with a stock price of $18 per share. Weeks earlier, we reported on its prospectus, detailing its 1996 performance.

  • Court Deals Setback to First Amendment Suit Against Elizabeth Warren

    In her ruling, Federal judge Barbara Rothstein eviscerated claims that a letter Senator Elizabeth Warren sent to Amazon expressing concern over the e-tailer’s role in spreading Covid-19 misinformation constituted a government attack on the First Amendment rights of the case's plaintiffs, publisher Chelsea Green and its authors.

  • Surprising and Inspiring Readers: Close-up on Union Square & Co.

    Since launching in January of this year, Union Square & Co. has established itself as a publisher of broad-ranging, unique, and enriching titles across multiple categories and genres. Whether it’s publishing fresh and authentic voices in fantasy, cookbooks, or anything in between, Union Square & Co.’s line of titles surprises and inspires. Editorial director Amanda Englander spoke about what sets Union Square & Co. apart and the many exciting projects on tap. (Sponsored)

  • Wowing Young Readers: Close-up on Union Square Kids

    It’s full steam ahead for Union Square Kids. The publisher’s dynamic line of children’s, middle grade, and YA titles includes well-established authors and illustrators and new voices alike. Editorial director Tracey Keevan shares the vision behind Union Square Kids, its publishing aspirations, and a few of the many standout titles on the horizon. (Sponsored)

  • AAP Annual Meeting Spotlights Copyright, First Amendment Concerns

    While much is going right for the book business, HBG CEO and AAP chair Michael Pietsch said that, in the current moment, publishing is dealing with “the biggest set of simultaneous challenges our industry has faced in a generation," which include "outrageous book bans" and "unrelenting" efforts to weaken copyright.

  • Supply Squeeze, Changing Consumer Behavior Challenges Publishers

    Panelists on Ingram's recent webinar said that global supply chain challenges will persist until 2023 and, with consumer behavior changing, predicting demand—and, accordingly, supply—for a book will remain difficult.

  • Unnamed Press Prepares for Transition

    The pending departure of Unnamed Press executive editor Olivia Taylor Smith for Simon & Schuster is just the latest development for the edgy Los Angeles independent press.

  • From the Archive: May 1, 1909

    More than a century ago, with a new copyright code set to go into effect on July 1, 1909, 'The Publishers Weekly' devoted nearly four pages to describing the intricacies of the updated plan.

  • Authors Condemn Forthcoming OUP Title

    A book by Australian academic Dr. Holly Lawford-Smith, 'Gender-Critical Feminism,' has led a group of authors to mount a campaign criticizing Oxford University Press's decision to publish a title they say encourages anti-trans rhetoric.

  • Debut Novel About Ukraine Receives Attention, Acclaim

    Kalani Pickhart's debut novel, set in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014 amid protests against its corrupt then-president, is experiencing strong sales and media attention, leading its publisher, Two Dollar Radio, to push up print runs.

  • Celebrating 20 Years: Close-up on Quirk Books

    As it celebrates 20 years of championing unconventional, entertaining, and high-concept titles that ignite readers’ imaginations, the team at Quirk Books talked with PW about the company's first two decades, what’s in store for the future, and what makes the Quirk brand tick. (Sponsored)

  • Susan Bolotin, Longtime Publisher of Workman, Retires

    Bolotin helmed Workman Publishing for 22 years, after being recruited by Peter Workman in 2000 to be editorial director. She has retired as of May 1.

  • Nanjing and Its Many Stories

    Introducing Ye Zhaoyan’s Nanjing: The Story of a Chinese City and other unique Nanjing-specific titles from Phoenix Publishing and Media Group. (Sponsored)

  • White House Historical Association Marks 60 Years of Publishing

    This year, 'The White House: An Historic Guide,' coedited by first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, celebrates its 60th year in print and, with it, the WHHA’s 60th year in publishing.

  • Publishing Two Ways Makes Rowman & Littlefield a Winner

    The combination of professional and trade publishing keeps one of the country's largest independent publishers moving forward.

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