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  • Dover Cutting Jobs as Part of Restructuring

    Dover's decision to restructure its frontlist is being accompanied by layoffs that parent company LSC Communications said are needed to align its costs structure.

  • Translations Pay Off for Amazon

    Amazon Crossing, Amazon’s publishing imprint focused on literary translation, is the most prolific publisher of translated literature in the U.S.

  • Make E-books Accessible Now

    The European Union recently took a significant step to require e-books to be born accessible—and it probably won't mean anything until 2025, which is too little too late, writes Bill Kasdorf.

  • Meet Printers Row Publishing Group

    The publishing arm of ReaderLink has enjoyed solid gains over the past four years.that ended this September. Tasker has been with ReaderLink since 2015, when he joined as v-p and publisher of Silver Dolphin Books, and since that time, PRPG has expanded through a series of acquisitions, as well as through organic growth.

  • Henry Holt to Launch Andy Cohen Books in 2020

    Celebrity reality TV producer Andy Cohen is teaming up with Henry Holt to launch Andy Cohen Books, a new book imprint that will release nonfiction books by Mariah Carey, Jackie Walter, and Bevy Smith in 2020.

  • Two Lines to Launch Translation Line

    Two Lines Press will launch Calico, a new book line focused on works of translated literature, in March 2020.

  • Bellow in Joint Venture with Post Hill Press

    Veteran New York City trade book editor Adam Bellow has entered into a joint venture with Tennessee-based Post Hill Press to launch several new lines focused on conservative issues.

  • B&N Pursues 'Risky' Move Against Fired CEO

    At a brief conference on Monday, B&N attorneys said the company will move for summary judgment on the most contentious and potentially costly claims in the wrongful termination suit filed against the retailer by former CEO Demos Parneros.

  • PRH to Open Western U.S. Distribution Center

    Penguin Random House will add a third distribution and fulfillment center to its network after entering into an agreement to take over the Reno, Nev., facility currently occupied by Baker & Taylor.

  • Hachette, Warned by DoJ, Moving Ahead With 'A Warning'

    The Department of Justice has warned Hachette Book Group that its planned publication of 'A Warning' by an anonymous Trump administration official may violate a non-disclosure agreement.

  • Is Publishing Too Top-Heavy?

    As megabestsellers command more of publishers’ marketing budgets and retailers’ shelf space, breaking out the next crop of hit makers has become a challenge.

  • ‘Flowers In the Attic’ Is Still In Bloom at 40

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of V.C. Andrews’s series-launching blockbuster this year, Gallery Books is planning a social media campaign and a new trilogy by Andrew Neiderman, who continued the series after Andrews’s death in 1986.

  • Audible, Publishers Trade Proposals in Captions Litigation

    In an October 30 letter to the court, Audible attorneys asked the judge to "preserve the status quo" while Audible considers a proposal made by the publishers.

  • BookLife Launches Paid Review Service for Self-Pubbed Books

    BookLife, Publishers Weekly's website and monthly supplement dedicated to self-publishing, has launched BookLife Reviews, a paid reviews service open exclusively to self-published authors.

  • Quercus US Renamed Mobius

    Quercus US, the U.S. arm of the U.K.-based publisher, is being rebranded as Mobius. The house will publish titles from across all Hachette UK lists in the U.S., beginning with titles from Hodder, Headline, John Murray Press, and Quercus.

  • Will Robots Make the Next Big Bestsellers?

    In November, around 100 coders and creative writers are expected to take the National Novel Generation Month challenge, generating 50,000-word novels via articifical intelligence.

  • Is Conclusion Near in Audible Captions Case?

    Lawyers for Audible say they have made a proposal they believe "moots" the publishers' lawsuit.

  • 'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

    The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally.

  • Ross Retires, Spence Steps Up at Regnery

    Marji Ross is retiring from Regnery Publishing on January 1, 2020, after a 20-year run at the house. Tom Spence, senior editor at Regnery and publisher of its Gateway imprint, will assume the role of president and publisher.

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