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  • Humble Bundle Rises to New Challenges

    The platform, which sells DRM-free digital content and gives some of the proceeds to nonprofits, has helped raise $450,000 for indie booksellers and comics retailers since the start of the year.

  • Verso, Feminist Press Turns 50

    Two of the oldest and most respected radical English-language publishers have managed to be more relevant than ever by staying true to their roots.

  • In Filing, Lawyers Argue Publication of Mary L. Trump’s Tell-All Cannot Be Stopped

    "Plaintiff seeks an injunction that would restrain Ms. Trump from sharing insights she alone can share on the current President during his re-election.There may be no more serious First Amendment injury in American law," argues Mary L. Trump's legal team concludes in the filing.

  • Appeals Court Vacates Temporary Order Blocking Publication of Trump Niece's Tell-All

    Judge Alan Scheinkman held that because Simon & Schuster is not a party to the confidentiality agreement at the heart of the case, they could not be restrained from going ahead with planned publication of Mary J. Trump's book without a full hearing of the facts.

  • In Filing, S&S Attacks Trump Family Bid to Block Publication of Niece’s Tell-All

    Among the key points in a 20-page brief, Simon & Schuster lawyers point out the obvious: that the publisher is not a party to and is not bound by any confidentiality agreement agreed to by the Trump family.

  • NBCC Members Updated on Board Turmoil

    In an email to National Book Critics Circle members from the organization's v-p of membership, Richard Z. Santos, the NBCC provided an update on the current state of its board of directors and issues pertaining to the potential removal of one member.

  • Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Trump’s Niece's Memoir

    In a victory for President Trump, New York State Supreme Court justice Hal B. Greenwald has issued an order to show cause and a temporary restraining order blocking publication of Mary L. Trump's forthcoming tell-all, 'Too Much and Never Enough.'

  • Unnamed to Donate Half of 'The Happy Broadcast' Preorder Proceeds

    Unnamed Press will donate 50% of the preorder proceeds from its forthcoming children's title, 'The Happy Broadcast,' to help fund legal and healthcare services for LGBTQ refugees at the border.

  • Deep Catalogue on Race Fuels Boom at Beacon Press

    Lead by 'White Fragility,' the Boston-based publisher has a number of books that have sold more copies in two weeks than they did in the last year, said director Helene Atwan.

  • Trump Family Files New Suit to Block Niece's Memoir

    Less than a day after the Queens County Surrogate's Court dismissed his initial June 23 motion, President Donald J. Trump's brother, Robert S. Trump, filed a new lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court in Dutchess County, once again seeking to block publication of Mary L. Trump's forthcoming tell-all 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man.'

  • PW Talks with Spike Trotman

    Founded by artist and writer Spike Trotman in 2007, Iron Circus Comics is a small indie graphic novel publishing house based in Chicago. PW talked with Trotman about how she is dealing with publishing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Small Presses Cope During Covid-19, Part II

    Just like the companies in the New York City and Minneapolis publishing hubs, independent presses in other parts of the country said that sales are starting to rebound after two months of decline, a 'PW' survey has found.

  • Spending on College Materials Dipped in 2019-20

    A new report from the National Association of College Stores found a small decline in student total spending on required course materials in the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Judge Tosses 'Defective' Trump Family Bid to Block Niece's Tell-All Memoir

    The dismissal may not be the end of the legal road, however, as Trump family attorneys are likely to bring suit in another legal venue.

  • Enderlin Tapped as Prez at SMPG

    Jennifer Enderlin has been promoted to president of St. Martin's Publishing Group, in addition to her role as publisher.

  • PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

    Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule.

  • Trump Family Sues to Block Publication of Tell-All Memoir

    The suit, filed in Queens County (N.Y.) Surrogate’s Court, seeks to enjoin Trump’s niece Mary L. Trump and her publisher, Simon & Schuster, from proceeding with the publication of 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,' citing a sweeping confidentiality clause signed in 2001 when the estate of the president’s father, Fred Trump Sr., was settled.

  • Writers Against Racial Injustice Raises $55,000 for Equal Justice Initiative

    Six authors have formed Writers Against Racial Injustice, raising $55,000 for the Equal Justice Initiative in three weeks.

  • Macmillan Forms Trade Management Committee to Address 'Key Issues'

    Macmillan's trade group has formed a 13-member management committee aimed at increasing diversity and setting priorities for the company's trade publishing divisions.

  • Zondervan Leadership Team Moves to Nashville

    HCCP has named two Nashville-based Nelson executives to head the company's Zondervan Books and Zondervan Thrive imprints, which had been located in Grand Rapids, Mich. Webster Younce is now v-p and publisher of the imprints, and Paul Fisher is v-p of marketing.

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