Publishers Weekly is the authority on book publishing. It is the most powerful and influential brand serving all segments involved in the creation, production, marketing and sale of the written word in book, audio, video and digital formats. Founded in 1872 and published continuously since then, Publishers Weekly's weekly print edition boasts 16,000+ subscribers with a pass-along rate of 4.25 readers per issue and is read by more than 68,000 booksellers, publishers, public and academic librarians, wholesalers, distributors, educators, agents and writers. Featuring highly influential announcements issues, breaking news, exclusive author interviews, original research, leading columnists, retail news, U.S. and international trade show reporting and special supplements covering printing and publishing activity in international regions including Asia and Europe, PW is the most visible and trusted publication in which to market your products and services. PW's hefty reviews sections, covering 9,000 books, e-books and audiobooks annually, is critical to booksellers and librarians for evaluating, purchasing and stocking titles.
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