John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
Unit sales of romance ebooks ‘increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020’ in the US market, NPD Books reports.
To make the company ‘ more representative of the world around us,’ CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee.
Today’s COVID-19 reference comes from one of the industry’s most internationalized corporations, Copyright Clearance Center: home education.
Macmillan CEO John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted digital books amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The books business is beginning its largest test of remote staffing, as publishers shift from urging to ordering employees to stay home amid the outbreak.
Our roundup today includes international book business event information from New Zealand, Colombia, Spain, Tunisia, and the United States.
The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton.
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.