- Rights Report: Week of December 21, 2020
Literary Agency negotiated the deal for world rights.
- PW’s Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker
Months after that, booksellers on the West Coast scrambled to serve their communities and save their shops as massive wildfires blazed across the countryside.All the while, workers in libraries and warehouses, like booksellers, put on their personal protective equipment and reported for duty.
- Witness to the Execution: PW Talks with Ellen McGarrahan
I’m a private detective—the word private is right there in the job description.
- PW Notable: Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl
“Politically, we’re right where we want to be.”Back to the main feature.
- Spiegel and Grau Go Solo, Launching Indie House
Susanna Lea Associates will be managing the company’s foreign rights.
- ‘Kent State’ On Top of PW’s 2020 Graphic Novel Critics Poll
Sacco’s detailed cross-hatched black and white portraiture showcases scenes that are “meticulously reported and drawn with astounding attention to detail,” said Mirk.
- Rights Report: Week of December 14, 2020
Claire Stetzer at Bloomsbury has bought world rights to The Sublime Ms.
- The Virtual Author School Visit Evolves
“Right now, I do about 25 students per class.”
- The Top 10 Library Stories of 2020
But nothing compares to the Covid-19 pandemic that has so far claimed some 300,000 American lives, and in March forced a historic nationwide mass closure of public spaces, including libraries.On February 29, Washington’s King County reported what was then believed to be the nation’s first death
- Ibram X. Kendi, Ethan Hawke Among ALA Midwinter Meeting Speakers
Though it was not without some initial tech hiccups, which were to be expected, ALA reported strong engagement and more than 10,000 attendees.
- S&S Snags New Trump-Biden Book by Woodward and Costa
S&S acquired world, audio, and first series rights to the book.
- Rights Report: Week of December 7, 2020
David Linker at HarperCollins has acquired world rights to Alan Katz's (l.)
- Spring 2021 Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism
Princeton Univ.Billy Wilder on Assignment: Dispatches from Weimar Berlin and Interwar Vienna, edited by Noah Isenberg, trans. by Shelley Frisch (Apr. 27, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-691-19494-3), collects early works by screenwriter and director Billy Wilder from his time as a freelance r
- Spring 2021 Announcements: Lifestyle
Lorena JonesJust Eat: One Reporter’s Quest for a Weight-Loss Regimen That Works by Barry Estabrook (Feb. 2, $26, ISBN 978-0-399-58027-7).
- Spring 2021 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies
Holt, May 18 ($28.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-150-2)Pulitzer-winning journalist Bernstein recalls his early years as a reporter before he made his name with his Watergate reporting for the Washington Post. 100,000-copy announced first printing.Churchill & SonJosh Ireland.