In the States, S&S is working with Bookshop.org, and in Britain and Ireland, the Books Are My Bag program has Charlie Mackesy’s artwork.
BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
For 35 years with Simon & Schuster, Marcella Berger had retired from the company in 2011.
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.
As coronavirus spreads, book publishing can focus on its own setbacks. Or it can ask how to put its best creativity into the hands of a world that needs it.
Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Organizers of many events are struggling with cancellations, postponements, and exhibitor and attendee losses, as the COVID-19 outbreak widens.
Simon & Schuster’s chief Carolyn Reidy tells the staff in a memo that its parent company, ViacomCBS, will be exploring potential sales of the Big Five publishing house.
The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton.