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  • Regnery Posts 7% Sales Gain in ‘Peculiar Year’

    Regnery Publishing had a good 2018, which president and publisher Marji Ross considered "peculiar" for one reason: three of its top-selling titles were by well-known political figures who wrote nonpolitical books.

  • Netflix Seeks Dismissal of ‘Bandersnatch’ Trademark Suit

    Among its defenses, the company says its use of the term "Choose Your Own Adventure" in connection with the film is a fair use.

  • S&S Moves Saga Press to Gallery

    In a memo sent to Simon & Schuster employees, Jennifer Bergstrom, senior v-p and publisher of the Gallery Publishing Group, said that effective immediately, the Saga Press imprint, created in 2015, will move from the Children’s Publishing Group to Gallery.

  • Cambridge to Expand Trade List

    Cambridge University Press, the 485-year-old academic publishing house, is expanding its presence in the North American trade book marketplace.

  • Chronicle Books New Imprint Named Chronicle Prism

    Led by Mark Tauber, Chronicle Prism will focus on narrative, prescriptive, and inspirational nonfiction, according to Chronicle Books.

  • NewSouth to Publish Mark Twain Literary Retrospective

    More than 100 years after his death in 1910, Samuel Clemens—better known as Mark Twain—still intrigues literary scholars. That's why a new three-book collection reconstructing Twain’s personal library is on its way.

  • Macmillan Podcasts Takes On True Crime

    Looking to add another program to its growing lineup of book-driven podcasts, Macmillan Podcasts is turning to true crime, a longtime specialty at Macmillan’s St Martin’s Press division.

  • JIBF Unveils New Programming Under New Format

    The Jerusalem International Book Forum, the successor to the Jerusalem International Book Fair, released its line up of speakers and panels for its inaugural event that will take place from May 12-15, 2019.

  • Schrank Makes Shifts at Holt

    Holt's new publisher has announced promotions for Serena Jones, Sara Bershtel, and Maggie Richards.

  • Diversion to Crash Cohen Testimony

    On March 5, Diversion Books will crash a book compiling Michael Cohen's congressional testimony with the court documents from United States of America v. Michael Cohen.

  • The Plight of Translation In America

    Despite mainstream success, production of translated books fell in 2018. What's going on in the world of translation?

  • McCluggage Out as CEO of IDWM; Replaced by Howard Jonas

    Kerry McCluggage has stepped down as CEO of IDW Media Holdings, the parent company of comics publisher IDW Publishing, and Howard Jonas, IDWM board chairman and a controlling stockholder, has succeeded him as CEO.

  • Macmillan Restructures Sales Division

    Macmillan has overhauled its sales operations in what executive v-p of sales Jenn Gonzalez said is a move aimed to more closely align the sales division with the needs of Macmillan’s customers and its publishers.

  • Scribner in Deal with the 'Post' to Publish the Mueller Report

    One day after Skyhorse Publishing announced its plans to publish Robert Mueller's report on the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, Scribner has done the same, and has teamed up with the 'Washington Post' to do so.

  • Skyhorse Readies Plans for a Hoped-for Release of the Mueller Report

    If the Mueller Report is made public, Skyhorse Publishing hopes to release a trade paperback edition in one to three weeks after receiving the documents.

  • NDP Scores with NBA’s New Direction

    The National Book Foundation’s new National Book Award for Translated Literature made a real difference for New Directions Publishing, whose book 'The Emissary,' written by Yoko Tawada and translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani, won the inaugural prize.

  • GalleyMatch Offers A New Dating Service for Publishers and Book Clubs

    Authors Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp have launched GalleyMatch, a matchmaking program that gets galleys into the hands of book clubs directly from publishers.

  • HMH Trade Forms Audiobook Unit

    The newly formed HMH Audio will release its first titles this fall and plans to release 75 titles annually drawn from its adult and young reader lists.

  • Lethem Teams with Bill Henderson for Reprint Series

    Bill Henderson, founder of the Pushcart Press and the Pushcart Prize, has teamed with novelist Jonathan Lethem to start Lethem’s Legends, a series that will reprint selected out-of-print works.

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