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  • MacAdam Cage Authors Look to Resolve E-book Dispute

    Despite complaints from former MacAdam Cage authors about e-book royalties and statements, Mark Pearce, publisher of MP Publishing, the e-book distributor that controls their e-book rights, claims all royalties have been paid and all statements are up to date. Pearce is urging former MacAdam Cage authors to contact him to resolve disputes.

  • Book Industry Weighs in on Key Free Speech Case

    A coalition of publishers, booksellers and libraries argue that pre-enforcement challenges are "a critical tool for protecting free speech."

  • Dealing with the Aftermath of MacAdam Cage Publishing

    After months of uncertainty, efforts by former authors of MacAdam Cage, the now-defunct San Francisco independent publishing house, to retrieve the print rights to their books appear close to a resolution.

  • News Briefs: Week of April 21, 2014

    Riggio sells chunk of B&N shares and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • A Mix of University Press Call New England Home: Spotlight On New England 2014

    New England is home not only to some of the oldest and largest university presses in the U.S. but to one of the most unique ones—University Press of New England, which represents a consortium of four colleges and universities.

  • A Good Time for Independent Presses: Spotlight On New England 2014

    Boston-based Beacon Press, the area’s oldest small press, is marking its 160th anniversary this year with a new tag line, “Igniting Hearts and Minds,” and a new colophon that hearkens back to early last century.

  • Historically Strong Indie Publishers: Spotlight On New England 2014

    For more than a decade, PW’s annual fast-growing independent press feature has included a number of New England–based publishers, with 30-year-old Chelsea Green Publishing leading the way.

  • Big Publishers Keep Evolving: Spotlight On New England 2014

    New England is home to a number of large and mid-size publishers—the headquarters for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are there, as is Perseus’s Da Capo Press and part of one of the big five trade houses, Hachette.

  • New England Has it All: Spotlight On New England 2014

    New England may cull up images of bucolic fields, snow-covered mountains, sparkling lakes, and mud season, but it’s also home to a veritable who’s who of bestselling authors ranging from Stephen King, Dan Brown and Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Mary Oliver and Julia Glass.

  • Sarabande to Open New York Office

    The publisher's editorial, production, and development teams will keep a Louisville base.

  • Stover Out After OUP Canada Reorganization

    David Stover, president of Oxford University Press Canada, is leaving the company as part of a broad reorganization of the academic house that will also eliminate at least three other management positions.

  • Cider Mill Makes Foray into Fiction

    Michael Smerconish's "Talk" is the first novel acquired by the Kennebunkport, Maine-based publisher.

  • Boudreaux to Head New Imprint at Little, Brown

    Lee Boudreaux, current editorial director of HarperCollins' Ecco imprint, has been tapped to head her own imprint at Little, Brown.

  • Boston is New Cengage HQ

    Cengage Learning, which recently emerged from bankruptcy, announced that its Boston office will now serve as its headquarters.

  • Graywolf Has Hit with 'Empathy Exams'

    Leslie Jamison’s collection of nonfiction essays about pain, "The Empathy Exams," is hitting a nerve in more ways than one: the April 1 Graywolf Press release is landing on bestseller lists and has gone into a sixth print run.

  • Laurence King Publishing Gains Ground In the U.S.

    Laurence King Publishing, an art and design house founded in the U.K. in 1991, is gearing up for the debut of This Is, a series of titles about 20th-century artists presented in the style of graphic novels, with illustrations, original art, and text. The first three titles—This Is Dali, This Is Warhol, and This Is Pollock, all written by art historian Catherine Ingram—are set to be released on May 6 and are priced at $14.95. In the fall, books about Chagall, Gauguin, and Bacon will be added to the series.

  • PW Talks with 'Flash Boys' Editor Starling Lawrence

    The inside scoop on the country's hottest nonfiction title.

  • News Briefs: Week of April 7, 2014

    Buck out, Anastas in as publisher of Aladdin, Simon Pulse and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Aperture Launches the Photography Workshop Series

    Aperture, a photography book and magazine publisher, gallery, and nonprofit photography resource center based in New York City, is launching a series of educational photography titles, and is releasing its first children’s book, "This Equals That," by Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin.

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