- Book Deals: Week of November 29, 2021
Samuels is a national political reporter and Olorunnipa is a political and investigative reporter at the Post.Castillo Sells Two to HarperOneFor HarperOne, Tara Parsons preempted North American rights to two books, in English and Spanish, by Ana Castillo.
- Rights Report: Week of November 22, 2021
Kathleen Merz at Eerdmans has bought world rights to Darshana Khiani's (l.)
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: End of November
. $14.99 paper (416p), ISBN 978-1-7360075-2-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-7360075-5-6Amazon, BN.com, Google PlayA private investigator and Seattle law enforcement track a missing woman and a dead reporter through a dark world of greed, power, and human depravity
- The Book Biz Learns to Embrace Our Diverse Reality
Driven by a national wave of public social protest and a renewed professional commitment, U.S. publishers say they are focused on acquiring adult, young adult, and children’s books that better reflect the diversity of American society.
- Going Their Own Way: Exploring Heartland Publishing 2021
“We want to reach them where they are right now.”
- Open Road Integrated Media Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
“Their customer service and reporting are exemplary.
- Rights Report: Week of November 15, 2021
Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek has acquired world rights to Skybound!
- Book Deals: Week of November 15, 2021
The book, Avery said, is derived from Reynolds’s work as a wellness reporter for the New York Times and offers “a deeper understanding of how and why movement affects the human body” and “how much exercise we really need.”
- Ghostwriters Come Out of the Shadows
“I’m not saying it’s right,” he noted, “but there’s this romance of reading someone’s story who you think you know, but who you don’t.
- Covid-19 Skeptics, Publisher Sue Senator Elizabeth Warren
A group of authors and publisher Chelsea Green filed suit against Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren this week, alleging that a letter she sent to Amazon expressing concern over their role in spreading Covid-19 misinformation violates their First Amendment rights.
- Rights Report: Week of November 8, 2021
Publication is set for 2024; Richard Abate at 3 Arts Entertainment sold world rights.
- Religion Scholars Work to Inspire Positive Change
“The ongoing discovery of how race is tied up with every aspect of U.S. society continues to yield creative and innovative fruit in the ways we understand religion and religious texts,” says Robert Ratcliff, editor-in-chief for Westminster John Knox.The press recently released Getting to the Promised
- DoJ Sues to Block PRH Acquisition of S&S
Simon & Schuster, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, publishes 1,000 new trade books in the U.S. annually, and reported revenues of $901 million from U.S. publishing in 2020.
- Can University Presses Keep Up with the Times?
If we get it right, it will be the most important thing we’ve accomplished.”
- Pushkin Industries Pushes Audiobook Conventions
The three-hour audio original expands Specter’s magazine reporting and combines new interviews and archival audio of Fauci, his wife, and his colleagues, as well as an original score.