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  • Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Pearson Plc

  • Target Responds to Publisher Complaints, but Redactions Persist

    Target says that the company is reviewing and updating redacted descriptions of books on its website, but complaints persist about inappropriate redactions.

  • Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Wolters Kluwer

    Founded in 1836, Wolters Kluwer is a Dutch global information service company that is engaged in supporting professionals in the legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare market.

  • Tauber to Lead Chronicle's New Imprint

    Mark Tauber, formerly senior v-p and publisher at HarperOne, will lead Chronicle Books' new nonfiction imprint that will launch in fall 2019.

  • Publishers Call Out Target for 'Censoring' Book Descriptions

    A number of publishers say Target, on its retail website, is redacting certain keywords from the product descriptions of their books. They say the site has removed words like "transgender" and "queer," as well as the name "Hitler."

  • Arcadia Taking YourTown Program to Regionals

    Beginning with SIBA, Arcadia will show off its new YourTown store match program at five fall regional trade shows.

  • NEA Study Finds Small Dip in Adult Reading

    The newest NEA survey of public participation in the arts found that adults reading novels fell between 2012 and 2017, but that reading poetry rose.

  • Brooklyn-based Restless Books Taps a World of Writing

    As a nonprofit, Restless Books has become a haven for international literature and an advocate for immigrant writers.

  • S&S Restructures Sales Group

    In a memo to employees, Simon & Schuster senior v-p of sales Gary Urda outlined a new structure for the sales division that he said “will add a number of new positions to our selling efforts and leave us better positioned to accomplish our ambitious goals.”

  • Rebecca Smart Named DK Managing Director

    Rebecca Smart will join DK as its managing director in January after spending the last four years in the same position at Ebury Publishing, a nonfiction imprint of Penguin Random House UK.

  • PRH, HeadCount Team to Launch Book the Vote

    Penguin Random House and HeadCount, a nonpartisan voter registration organization, will launch Book the Vote, a companywide effort to encourage voter registration by using PRH authors and a variety of support materials.

  • Broader List Spurs Growth at Belt Publishing

    Five years after its launch as a regional press specializing in nonfiction books about the industrial Midwest, Belt Publishing is growing rapidly and diversifying its list.

  • The Big Indie Books of Fall 2018

    We took a long, hard look at the season’s offerings from independent and university presses, and, after consulting with PW’s reviews editors and booksellers, came up with a list of 20 books that readers won’t want to miss.

  • Fact Finders: Spotlight on Kensington Nonfiction

    Kensington is renewing its dedication to nonfiction with an expanded list and books on a wider array of topics. (Sponsored)

  • Former 'NYRB' Editor Launches 'Book Post'

    Ann Kjellberg, a longtime former contributing editor at the 'New York Review of Books,' has launched 'Book Post,' a subscription-based book review.

  • Beacon Press Targets a Classic Title to Indie Booksellers

    The publisher has created a new marketing effort that encourages indies to take a fresh look at Viktor Frankl’s 'Man’s Search for Meaning.'

  • Running Press Continues on Its Own Path

    As the Hachette division continues to grow, the publisher has announced a new imprint, RP Studio, which will focus on producing a range of gift items, including journals, notebooks, and postcard books, all drawn from bestselling RP books.

  • Omarosa's 'Unhinged' Moves 33,483 Print Copies In First Week

    Omarosa Manigault Newman's 'Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House'—the second White House tell-all this year whose publication President Donald Trump has attempted to stymie—sold 33,484 copies in its first week on sale at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • NCAC, Authors Guild Slam Trump's S&S Litigation Threats

    Following one more threat of litigation from President Donald Trump against a major book publisher, free speech and book industry organizations have condemned the president's attempts to cease publication of books unfavorable to his administration.

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