- Book Deals: Week of September 28, 2020
Kendi, and said that in it, Lemon brings his “vast audience and experience as a reporter and as a Black man to one of the most urgent questions we face: how can we end racism in America in our lifetime?”
- Ohio Library Board Reverses Decision to End ALA Membership for 'Leaning to the Left'
Such rights are important for all of us, minority or not, and are rights we should be supporting, not hindering.”In a separate post on the MCDL Facebook page, one commenter urged the library to recruit a person of color to sit on the library board.
- With Challenges Ahead, New England Booksellers Stress Resilience
“I have to say, it is such a heavy time right now, and this meeting is filled with light,” she said.Hill provided updates to members about the ABA’s new “October Is the New December” initiative, aimed at getting customers to spread out their buying in advance of a holiday season tha
- Licensing Hotline: September 2020
Moreton noted that while there was no thought of pandemics when PRH acquired the rights, Bluey seems to be perfect for the times, with its focus on a family’s life at home.
- Rights Report: Week of September 21, 2020
Feature film rights have been acquired by Sony Pictures.
- Book Deals: Week of September 21, 2020
Wedge, a former investigative reporter at the Boston Herald, is the author of Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph over Tragedy (which was adapted into the film Patriots Day).Cervantes Closes Double at AuctionAfter a seven-house auction, Razorbill’s Julie Rosenberg bought world English rights to
- Preparing for the Post-Sargent Era
“It turns out that Achieve came at exactly the right time in the sense that it’s a much more powerful digital tool, and easier to use than other tools,” she added.Though accelerated by the pandemic, the shift to digital resources has been underway at Macmillan Learning (and in the educa
- PRH to Release Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Globally in November
The President said that his account will include, “the key events and people who shaped it; my take on what I got right and the mistakes I made; and the political, economic, and cultural forces that my team and I had to confront then—and that as a nation we are grappling with
- HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report
The report also includes commitments to social and community initiatives, including donations of anti-racist reads and book from authors of color to school libraries, increased relationships with minority-owned businesses, and monetary donations to social justice organizations such as Black Lives Matter, the N
- Rights Report: Week of September 14, 2020
Naggar Literary Agency negotiated the deal for North American rights.
- New York Comic Con Goes Metaverse
“Fans told us they love being able to catch up with each other, and talking about a panel as it’s happening and right after.”
- Fall Regionals 2020: The Virtual Edition
Given the last six months of the crisis, the next four months will determine whether many independent bookstores stay in business come January.”Hill points to a survey of 400 stores that the ABA conducted: “A quarter reported 2020 sales down 21%–40% compared to last year and another quarter
- Are You Ready to Stand in the Gap?
And then, it is reporting these videos or asking for them to be taken down when they continue to traumatize others or exploit a community’s pain.We also need to stand in the gap in our libraries.
- Rights Report: Week of September 7, 2020
Regan Winter at Little, Brown has bought world rights to What Are Your Words?
- Rights Report: Week of August 31, 2020
A publication date has not been set; Stacey Kondla at the Rights Factory did the deal.