While audiobook sales grow, the AAP’s new report show children’s book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues.
In its first season, the National Book Foundation is partnering with five book festivals, two colleges, and three libraries to send authors to readers across the country.
Days before it goes on sale, Bob Woodward’s new book from Simon & Schuster tops retail listings, buoyed by an op-ed from inside an embattled Trump White House, and making robust foreign rights sales.
The 20th National Translation Awards program from the American Literary Translators Association announces its shortlists, selecting six works in poetry and six in prose–in part by comparing the English translation to its original.
Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children’s book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend.
‘Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,’ Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann.
Over the years, the NEA has issued grants bringing literature into English from 69 languages and 83 countries. These are the 2019 fiscal year fellowships, with a December 5 deadline for the next round.
A new Penguin Random House site for educators markets curriculum-relevant titles from both the frontlist and backlist. And two programs are providing tens of thousands of Cengage’s new subscription to students.
A late-summer standoff has flared with the US publishing industry’s largest–and longest-struggling–brick-and-mortar retail chain. Its former CEO is suing for defamation. The company, in response, alleges sexual harassment.
Praised for his handling of Trump’s attempt to ‘intimidate a publisher’, Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year.