On London Book Fair’s home turf, its biggest trade houses have pulled out amid the COVID-19 outbreak. World publishing now sees Reed Exhibitions cancel the iconic trade show.
Developing story: The States’ Macmillan and HarperCollins pull out of London Book Fair over the weekend, along with the Hachette US rights team.
With Ingram’s and Simon & Schuster’s exits from London Book Fair, other publishers are watchful–concerned both for employee safety and for cost in case of a quarantine.
The Sony Pictures Television deal for Wattpad has two projects in development. And a stalwart of nonfiction, Simon & Schuster’s Alice Mayhew, is remembered.
As the Senate opens the trial of the impeached Donald Trump, American political nonfiction rises on the updraft of media coverage.
The Digital Public Library of America and publishing consultants Thad McIlroy and Bill Kasdorf have created a free, annotated ebook of the Mueller Report.
Tiller Press, a new S&S imprint, plans to use ‘social listening, research, and analytical capabilities’ as a guide. And Canada’s Transatlantic Agency Signs the UK’s Legend Press.
The Skyhorse edition of the Mueller Report a nonfiction bestseller on Amazon, despite that it, as yet, has nothing between its covers.
The Za’atari Camp in Jordan is part of Book Aid International’s refugee outreach, supported by Elsevier and other publishers. And Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone goes to the Atria and Gallery Books lists.
Wattpad and SyFy now open voting for one of three television adaptations of a new book, ‘Expiration Date,’ which has 55 million reads on the platform so far.