John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
The pandemic summer continues to produce strong book sales results for most US trade publishing sectors, according to AAP StatShot figures.
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
The publication of Brian Stelter’s examination of Donald Trump and Fox News opens a new season of election-season titles.
The Sony Pictures Television deal for Wattpad has two projects in development. And a stalwart of nonfiction, Simon & Schuster’s Alice Mayhew, is remembered.
Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward’s ‘Fear’; and PRH has a new CFO.
Topping 1.15 million hardcovers in a ninth printing, Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’ is predicted by some booksellers to surpass sales of other Trump-related titles.
Fueled by media coverage, journalist Bob Woodward’s new book on the Trump administration, Fear, became a No. 1 bestseller in the US before it reached a single customer.
Days before it goes on sale, Bob Woodward’s new book from Simon & Schuster tops retail listings, buoyed by an op-ed from inside an embattled Trump White House, and making robust foreign rights sales.