Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK’s main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies.
As NPD reports slowing sales for political nonfiction books, Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’—releasing Tuesday—comes under fire for questionable fact-checking.
The first outing in the States of London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards for book adaptation work is a lesson not only in good audiobook production but also in the essential internationalism of publishing that’s missing from the shrinking BookExpo 2019.
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
As the BookExpo rights trading center returns to the Javits Center with the rest of the trade show—and now branded as the New York Rights Fair—a discussion series is included.
Audiobooks’ sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association’s program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019.
The London Book and Screen Week’s CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo.
As its attendance and exhibition levels declined in recent years, BookExpo this year is emphasizing face-to-face contact to draw book-business players.
As the Independent Publishers Group announces three new Spanish-language contracts, New York City’s BookCon opens ticket sales for June 1 and 2.
After testing the preferences of 2018 attendees in surveys, BookExpo and the New York Rights Fair have announced that while the two events will continue to be independently produced, they’ll both be together at the Javits Center in 2019.