The week of November 14 kicks off holiday shopping in the US. NPD reports the highest week of book sales so far this year.
The United States market is on track for ‘one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.’
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
With new translations from the original French by Joe Johnson, Papercutz’s new publication of the Astérix canon begins on July 14.
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.
Leadership at Holtzbrinck’s Rowohlt in Germany goes to Nicola Bartels as PRH USA’s Madeline McIntosh names Maya Mavjee and Reagan Arthur at Knopf.
After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry.
With decades of experience in the offices and cubicles of the business, three publishing veterans are now repping authors as literary agents who hold meetings at 6 a.m.