- Rights Report: Week of July 19, 2021
Tina Amor brokered the three-book deal for world rights on behalf of Ueberreuter Verlag.
- Fall 2021 Children's Announcements: Publishers R-Z
While out searching desperately for her missing sister, Dee discovers that something isn’t quite right in their town.
- Reimagining a Classic: Spotlight on Joe Sutphin
Now that it’s set to be published, he’s working on a new project that sounds right up his animal alley: he and a partner have been chosen by the Richard Adams estate to work on a graphic novel version of the classic Watership Down.
- Fall 2021 Children's Announcements: Publishers M-Q
Aretha Franklin, Respect, and the Civil Rights Movement by Hanif Abdurraqib, illus. by Ashley Evans (Dec. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31345-6).
- Rights Report: Week of July 12, 2021
Publication is scheduled for spring 2023; Kaitlyn Sanchez at Context Literary represented the author, and Christy Ewers at the CAT Agency represented the illustrator.Sydnee Monday at Kokila has bought world rights to picture book You Gotta Meet Mr.
- Booksellers Denounce ABA Promotion of Anti-Trans Book
Just yesterday, NBC News reported that Amazon is facing more internal criticism for selling the book.
- Brooks Sherman, Bent Agency Contract Dispute Lands in Court
Sherman and his authors, and its unfair conduct has an anticompetitive effect, by chilling authors from freely exercising their right to switch agencies.
- Print Book Sales Soar in Year's First Half
There are still six months left to see who is right.
- Fall 2021 Announcements: Religion & spirituality
., Oct. 26 ($27.95, ISBN 978-1-68458-067-5)Literary critic and journalist Kirsch reports on what he learned during years of studying the Talmud, exploring how the text is organized, its preoccupations and insights, and particular moments of strangeness or profundity.Crazy Faith:
- Rights Report: Week of July 5, 2021
Publication is set for fall 2024; Stacey Kondla at the Rights Factory sold world English rights.
- S&S Applauds SCOTUS Decision in Closely Watched First Amendment Case
“What started in 1964 with a decision to tolerate the occasional falsehood to ensure robust reporting by a comparative handful of print and broadcast outlets has evolved into an ironclad subsidy for the publication of falsehoods by means and on a scale previously unimaginable,” Gorsuch writes.
- Albert Whitman Repairs Relationships, Moves into Multimedia
Quattrocchi said the creation of AWM is aimed at taking advantage of the media rights the publisher controls to “a huge backlist of high-quality books” and ensuring it “can control the process” in the development of digital content based on its books.
- The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from the New Yorker
Other highlights include Hilton Als’s “Homecoming,” which interweaves reflections on the 1967 Brownsville uprising and the protests that followed the murder of George Floyd by police in 2020 with insights into the cultural burdens placed on Black artists; Renata Adler’s report on the 1964 Selma to Montgomery
- Obituary: Byrd Baylor
After that marriage ended, Byrd returned to Tucson and began working as a reporter for the Tucson Daily Citizen in 1951.
- Rights Report: Week of June 28, 2021
Courtney Code at Abrams has bought world rights to Rajani LaRocca's (l.)