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  • Spanish-language Books News: Spanish Books Spring 2014

    New owner for Santillana and more.

  • Vonnegut's Advice to the Young Coming to Print

    Seven Stories is publishing a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's commencement speeches, edited and introduced by Vonnegut's longtime friend, Dan Wakefield.

  • Norton Back to Press on 'Flash Boys'

    After a much-talked about "60 Minutes" appearance by Michael Lewis, Norton has gone back to press for 50,000 more copies of the author's new book, "Flash Boys."

  • Made in Me Launches Me Comics; Adds Disney Titles to Its Offerings

    The developer of the Me Books picture book app is in expansion mode.

  • News Briefs: Week of March 31, 2014

    Green Apple named ‘PW’ Bookstore of The Year; Kravtin takes Rep of the Year Award and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Only the Beginning For PRH

    Commenting on the merger of Random House and Penguin, Thomas Rabe, CEO of RH parent company Bertelsmann, wrote in the company’s annual report that the “formation of Penguin Random House is the best possible path to new growth in the book industry—and to new growth for Bertelsmann.”

  • William Morrow Finds Sleeper Hit in ‘Orphan Train’

    Sixty thousand is the number of copies Christina Baker Kline thought her newest book, "Orphan Train," might sell in her “wildest dreams.” For a midlist author on her fifth novel, it was a lofty number. It turns out, it was also way too low.

  • AAP Stands With Pubs for Free Expression in India

    In the wake of Wendy Doniger's book recall, the organization issued a statement of "solidarity with publishing colleagues in India" that calls for reform of the Indian penal codes.

  • Workman Renews Lease in Hudson Square

    The publisher has occupied the NYC office space since 2006 and is now set to remain there through 2026.

  • UC Press Heading to Oakland

    The University of California Press will be moving from its current location in Berkeley, where the publisher has been for 30 years, to new offices in Oakland.

  • With 'Orphan Train,' Author Finds Bestsellerdom Fifth Time Around

    Sixty thousand is the number of copies Christina Baker Kline thought her newest book, "Orphan Train," might sell in her "wildest dreams." For a midlist author on her fifth novel, it was a lofty number. It turns out, it was also way too low.

  • McClelland & Stewart Creates Poetry Board

    McClelland & Stewart has recruited three prominent poets for a board intended to reinvigorate its renowned poetry program.

  • New NYC Space for Macmillan Unit

    The publisher signed a new long-term lease at One New York Plaza in New York City, bringing together its various businesses into one space.

  • News Briefs: Week of March 24, 2014

    Bloomsbury consolidates children’s imprints; Easton leaving, and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Disrupting Disruption at the AAP Annual Meeting

    Though headlined by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and including a report on the progress of congressional copyright-related legislation by Rep. Jerry Nadler (Dem., N.Y.), this year’s Association of American Publishers annual meeting was really focused on the impact of disruptive innovation in the publishing sector.

  • AAP Meeting Looks at 'Disruption,' Welcomes Hillary Clinton

    Noted Forrester analyst James McQuivey was joined at the AAP annual meeting by polymath Jaron Lanier, both offering starkly differing responses to the rise of the digital era. They were followed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who was introduced by her publisher, S&S CEO and outgoing AAP board chair Carolyn Reidy.

  • PRH to Buy Major Spanish-Language Publisher

    The move to acquire Santillana Ediciones Generales, according to PRH, will "significantly" increase its presence in Spain and Latin America.

  • NCAC, ACLU Join Fray in So. Carolina Lit Controversy

    The National Coalition Against Censorship and the American Civil Liberties Union have joined together to urge the South Carolina state senate's finance committee to retain state funding of two university reading programs under fire for assigning controversial books.

  • Cairns Promoted to CEO of Publishing Technology

    Two weeks after George Lossius stepped down as CEO of Publishing Technology, plc, the U.K. company, which has offices in North America, has named digital publishing veteran Michael Cairns as CEO. Cairns, the company's online division chief operating officer, will assume his new responsibilities on April 1.

  • Syndicate Launches, Partners with Soho

    Syndicate publisher, and sole staffer, Paul Oliver, also happens to be the director of marketing and Publicity for Soho Press and has no plans to leave Soho with the launch of his new micro-publisher.

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