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  • Sun Shines on Texas Book Festival

    The Texas Book Festival was held October 28-29. It attracted more 40,000 people to see more than 300 authors in Austin. Unsurprisingly, authors who wrote about politics drew crowds at the event.

  • D.C. Metro Spotlight: BookTV Keeps Its Focus on Authors

    For 48 hours each weekend, C-SPAN’s BookTV gives readers nonstop access to authors appearing in public across the country. It's ramping up regional coverage too.

  • BISG Changes Governing Structure

    Among the proposed changes, which must be approved at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting on September 25, is reducing the number of board members from 33 to 14.

  • Richard Nash and Emily Cook Unveil New Company

    The pair of publishing industry veterans have launched Cursor Marketing Services, which caters to international publishers distributing in the U.S.

  • Southern Novelist Plans Bourbon Soaked Book Tour

    Decatur Book Festival executive director Daren Wang's book tour for his debut novel has also become an excuse to seek out the best bourbon cocktail in the South.

  • From MOOC to Bestselling Book

    Professor Barbara Oakley's massive online open courses complement her books—and vice versa. Here's how.

  • Startup OptiQly in Collaboration with Ingram

    OptiQly, a marketing technology services startup provides “actionable intelligence for online retail.”

  • Indie Pub Debuts Audiodrama Promoting Books

    'Rewrites', a seven-episode audiodrama about a reality TV show which pits novelists against one another in a literary competition, will debut next week. Produced by the founders of the indie publisher Story Plant, the show was created to promote the house's books.

  • How 'Diary of an Oxygen Thief' Went from Self-Published Obscurity to Bestsellerdom

    The anonymous author of word-of-mouth hit 'Diary of an Oxygen Thief' created buzz for the book with a savvy marketing campaign.

  • New PRH Website Will Match Books with Current Events

    The new consumer-facing website from Penguin Random House pairs current events with relevant books from PRH as well as other publishers.

  • Rodale Books Launches Week-Long Online 'Greatness Summit'

    The health and wellness publisher has partnered with 'The School of Greatness' author Lewis Howes to offer free online content from 28 experts in subjects ranging from career to family to personal health.

  • PBS Beefs Up Book Programming

    After launching in November 2014, 'Book View Now,' the PBS show dedicated to all things books and publishing, is ramping up and diversifying its coverage of the industry.

  • Harlequin Teen Gets Creative on Social for 'Legacy of Kings'

    For 'Legacy of Kings,' the first book in Eleanor Herman’s new series, Harlequin Teen wanted to engage readers in a creative way. The result is something the publisher has dubbed a “digital oracle” that delivers nuggets of wisdom to readers via Twitter.

  • At PW Event, Panel Argues that Libraries Are Vital Marketing Partners

    At the PW discussion series event The Case for Libraries, moderator David Vinjamuri and a panel of experts argued that publishers and libraries are ideal marketing partners for books and authors.

  • Book Publicity After Jon Stewart: A Vast PR Wasteland?

    Jon Stewart’s decision to step down from the Daily Show later this year hit few people harder than book publicists.

  • Chronicle Donates 10,000 Books in Record Time

    Chronicle Books completed its third annual #GiveBooks campaign over the Thanksgiving weekend.

  • HarperCollins Debuts Global Podcast Network

    HarperCollins has launched HarperCollins Presents, a global podcast network that incorporates the publisher’s existing podcast programs such as BookD and HarperAudio Presents.

  • All About ‘Gone Girl’

    Last month, as fans eagerly awaited the October 3 premiere of David Fincher’s adaptation of "Gone Girl," they took to social media, making Gillian Flynn’s 2012 megabestseller the most buzzed-about title online in September.

  • S&S Launches Books Category on Milq

    Simon & Schuster is teaming with Milq, a new social media platform, to launch a Books category on the content curation venture.

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