John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
Two Big Five US publishing houses independently announce new directorial appointments focused on workplace diversity and inclusion.
The pandemic summer continues to produce strong book sales results for most US trade publishing sectors, according to AAP StatShot figures.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
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.
From Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, and Norway, today’s titles include children’s books and an LGBT graphic novel.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.