- Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Cambridge University Press
The operating surplus before tax was 7 million GBP, though a sharp decline in South African sales impacted the comparison.According to CEO Peter Phillips, "the market for academic journals was affected by the collapse of SWETS, one of the largest subscription agents.
- Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.
The Commercial segment distributes magazines, books and others through subscription agents.
- Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Kyowon Co. Ltd.
Kyowon's catalogue has 90 series, 90% of which are developed in house, with the remainder published in translation from around the world.Kyowon has a sales force of 30,000 agents who work with 13,000 teachers to guide children through home study materials.The company’s publishing operations ar
- Adam Rex and Christian Robinson Head Back to 'School'
If I hear an arrangement, I’ll often reflexively reverse it to see if it’s funny.I must have thought there was something to this offhand joke, because I made a point of repeating it to our agent when I saw him the next morning.
- Ransom Riggs Adds New Dimension to Miss Peregrine's Peculiars
Tim captured the heart and soul and tone of my book perfectly, while creating a film that’s just classic Burton in the best way.”Dutton Children’s Books president and publisher Julie Strauss-Gabel, who brokered the deal for Tales of the Peculiar with Riggs’s agent, Jodi Reamer of Writers House
- Religion Book Deals: August 2016
Conari Signs A SwimmerChristine LeBlond, senior acquisitions editor at Red Wheel Weiser's Conari Press imprint, brokered a world rights deal with agent Jane Dystel of Dystel and Goderich for Sarah Seidelman's Swimming with Elephants.
- William Morris Endeavor Acquires RWSG
Liza Wachter, who has been at RWSG for 16 years, is leaving the company.In a release about the acquisition, WME said the deal speaks to the agency's "commitment to support and grow relationships with independent publishing agents."
- Four Questions with... Rachel Hecht
Scandinavia has been a particular hotbed of activity on the children’s side recently with quality projects being repped by a strong pool of agents, and I’m looking forward to seeing those English-language editions hitting our market.
- Creating Lifelong Readers
Common trends among my readers include books about serial killers, spies and FBI agents, abusive parents, and uplifting sports biographies.
- New Titles From Self-Publishers
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 92 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, August 14, 2016
Paula Hawkins and Liane Moriarty remain on top of the Fiction and Literature category in Apple’s iBooks store, with The Girl on the Train and Truly Madly Guilty clocking in at #1 and #2, respectively.
- The Making of 'To the Bright Edge of the World': Eowyn Ivey Talks with Her Editors
Eowyn’s agent, Jeff Kleinman, was always a valuable voice along the way.
- Bookstore News: August 18, 2016
Within years of opening, the store, which was named for founders Jim Deva and Bruce Smyth’s cat, began fighting in court against Canada custom agents, who seized their shipments.
- Macmillan Gets Set to Celebrate as 'Brown Bear' Turns 50
Macmillan has been strategizing with The Joester Loria Group, licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle, for a year, Killick reports.
- Missing is Better than Dead: Harlan Coben
.), his 11th Myron Bolitar novel, exemplifies two of the things that have made the mega-bestselling author stand out from the pack–he’s a master storyteller, able to engage a reader’s interest and emotions from the outset, and, unlike most other successful writers in the genre, he has ma