Class Action Denied in Author Solutions Case
Judge Cote ruled that the plaintiffs failed to produce evidence to back up their fraud claims in the long-running case. A settlement conference has been set for August 11, and the parties have been strongly encouraged to engage in good faith negotiations.
Abingdon Press Drops Fiction
After a downturn in fiction sales, Abingdon is closing its fiction program, but will publish all books under contract.
Quarto Has New Site
The Quarto Group has launched QuartoKnows.com, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes the U.K.-based company’s entire global publishing program.