The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx.
Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher’s carbon footprint.
Ingram Content Group seeds Binc’s ‘Survive to Thrive’ bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org.
Nonfiction continues strong in the American market amid the traditional August slowdown, and ahead of a release-heavy autumn.
The publication of Brian Stelter’s examination of Donald Trump and Fox News opens a new season of election-season titles.
Unit sales of romance ebooks ‘increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020’ in the US market, NPD Books reports.
BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen’s memoir.
Between 75 and 100 Hachette Book Group employees in New York City and Boston condemn their publisher’s acquisition of Woody Allen’s autobiography, as Ronan Farrow leaves Hachette in protest.
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.