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, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes the U.K.-based company’s entire global publishing program.