One-third of 2020 growth in US print book sales was driven by juvenile fiction, NPD BookScan reports, with overall sales of 751 million units.
‘Maybe there are lessons to be learned from rule-breaking,’ writes Richard Charkin, with a new memoir as his case in point.
Year’s End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units.
First rolled out during the 2018 US midterm elections, the ‘Book the Vote’ program offers voter information and political literature.
Penguin Random House plans its worldwide release of A Promised Land, volume 1 of this presidential memoir by Barack Obama, on November 17.
The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
A bestseller in Iceland, the nonfiction family saga ‘Blood Ties’ by Ásdís Halla Bragadóttir has been acquired for television by Sigurjon Sighvatsson in Los Angeles.
Themed on medical science and society’s relationship to it, the Wellcome Book Prize announces a shortlist for 2018 that includes four debuts. One title is a novel, one is a memoir, and four are nonfiction.
A memoir from the Nazi era, ‘A German Life’ has been bolstered by the documentary film on its subject, the late Brunhilde Pomsel.
At Forbes, George Anders argues we need a third category for books, one designed for those that ‘try to straddle’ the line between fiction and non-fiction.