The 2021 season for the Al-Rodhan Prize opens at a moment of sharp transition in the program’s field of international understanding.
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.
Two of the best-known publishers of New York’s Big Five scene are promising a media-spanning concept at their new independent press.
Year’s End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units.
CEO Kristin Cochrane retains Anne Collins while moving Martha Kanya-Forstner to lead Knopf Canada and bringing in Sue Kuruvilla for RH Canada.
‘After a wobble during election week,’ says NPD’s Kristen McLean, US book sales have ramped up into the holiday season.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
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 chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process.
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.