- New Titles from Self-Publishers, February 2017
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 148 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- Pushing the Envelopes: PW Talks with Nir Hezroni
.), an Israeli intelligence agent plots an intricate and subtle revenge on his former handlers.If the book was not set in Israel, what would be different?
- Spotlight on Karma Brown
I didn’t end up stopping—I couldn’t after I considered what might happen—but the image of that scenario stuck with me.”In the novel, Meg Pepper is trying to be all things to all people: she is a successful real estate agent who has a healthy marriage to her husband, Ryan, and a
- S&S Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos's Book
Yiannopoulos’s agent, Thomas Flannery, responded with a defense, observing that “the right to speak freely should be the bedrock of our industry."
- Despite Embargo, U.S., Cuba Publishers Invoke Solidarity at Havana Book Fair
This year the mission featured several new faces, among them Judith Curr, president and publisher of the Atria Publishing Group at S&S; Ted Adams, CEO and publisher of indie graphic novel house IDW Publishing; and literary agents Amy Berkower of Writers House and Kim Witherspoon of Inkwell
- Commemorating 75 Years Of Little Golden Books
“I grew up with these books and loved them—and a lot of others did too, and now want to be part of the line, which is very gratifying.”Muldrow reports that she now receives more submissions from authors’ agents and artists’ reps than ever, but she proceeds with caution.
- Book Deals: Week of February 20, 2017
According to the agent, the book tells the story of how Spoerry, known as the Flying Doctor, “saved hundreds of thousands of East Africans until her death in 1999.”
- PW Online and On Air: Week of February 20, 2017
Hoque, author of the memoir Olive Witch (Fourth Estate).Children’s BookshelfTwelve years after Phillip Pullman teased his legions of fans about The Book of Dust, the book is nearly here, and it’s the first installment in a trilogy.PW DailyDon’t miss our extensive coverage of this year’s very politic
- Spring 2017 Religion & Spirituality Announcements
An FBI agent must find and protect the sole survivor of an attack by the Lone Wolf Bomber, the only woman who can identify the terrorist bomber, in this romantic suspense novel. 20,000-copy announced first printing.Kensington/ZebraAnnie’s Recipe by Lisa Jones Baker (Feb. 28, mass marke
- In Defense of Milo Yiannopoulos's Book
Thomas Flannery Jr. is an agent with AGI Vigliano Literary and a writer.
- Four Questions for...Jonathan Ferrara
I came to Ink Shares through my book agent, Matthew Guma of the Guma Agency.
- Writers to Watch Spring 2017: Anticipated Debuts
“The setting—while very authentic, because that’s where Caite grew up—is also perfect for the characters.”Emily Fridlund: Bringing the gothic to contemporary rural AmericaWhen agent Nicole Aragi first opened the manuscript of History of Wolves (Atlantic Monthly), Emily Fridlund’s debut novel, she had what
- Knopf to Publish Memoir of a Father’s Loss
When agent Anna Sproul-Latimer of the Ross Yoon agency read it, she knew she had to help it become a book.
- American Publishers Return to Cuba
This year’s publishing mission is looking to build on the relationships developed during the first publishing mission last year, which included a written memorandum of understanding between PW, Combined Book Exhibit and the Book Institute of Cuba to “promote "cooperation and understanding" between the U.S.
- Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market
Norton, an agent for well-known American houses and university presses, is seeing local institutions going back to purchasing print books instead of having digital subscriptions.