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Publishing

  1. books
    The Power Broker Is Still Not Available As an E-Book. Except … It Is.“A myth,” says Robert Caro’s publisher. Yet, somehow, I just bought the Kindle edition.
  2. books
    Philip Roth Biographer Accused of Sexual Assault, Publisher Pulls BookThe book has now been picked up by Skyhorse Publishing, which previously released memoirs by Woody Allen and Michael Cohen.
  3. the group portrait
    Book Publishing’s New Power ClubA wave of hires is set to pick up where the reckoning left off.
  4. cancellations
    Simon & Schuster Cancels Senator Josh Hawley’s Book After Capitol RiotHawley has found a new publisher for his book in Regnery, which is distributed globally by… wait for it… Simon & Schuster.
  5. capitol riot
    Simon & Schuster Cancels Josh Hawley’s Book Deal After Capitol RiotThe publisher stated it “cannot support Senator Hawley after his role in what became a dangerous threat.”
  6. books
    The Implosion of American DirtHow one of publishing’s most hyped books became its biggest horror story — and still ended up a best seller.
  7. booked and busy
    Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Forms Publishing Imprint With Random HouseSeriously, Blue Ivy Carter is begging y’all to pick up a book.
  8. books
    Penguin Random House Buys Simon & Schuster for Over $2 BillionThe Big Four become three.
  9. memoirs
    Barack Obama Has Finally Finished His BookPart one of a two-volume reflection on his life and presidency will come out just after the presidential election.
  10. quack
    Bette Midler to Write Kid’s Book About the Wind Beneath the Hot Duck’s WingsDid you ever know that you’re my mallard?
  11. #sayhername
    Oprah Honors Breonna Taylor on the Cover of O MagFor the first time ever, Oprah won’t be on the cover.
  12. publishing
    Lisa Lucas Leaves National Book Foundation for Publisher Role at KnopfShe’ll be the first Black woman publisher at Pantheon and Schocken Books.
  13. tiny reparations
    Phoebe Robinson to Launch Book Imprint at Penguin Random HouseRobinson says change has to happen behind the scenes to address the lack of diversity in publishing.
  14. publishing
    Dana Canedy to Be First Black Publisher of Simon & SchusterAnd she’s the third woman to hold the position.
  15. books
    Harper Acquires New Novel From Deadspin Founder Will LeitchLucky will be Leitch’s fifth book.
  16. the industry
    Roxane Gay and Other Authors Reveal Salary Disparities With #PublishingPaidMeUrban fantasy novelist L.L. McKinney started the call to action.
  17. books
    Simon & Schuster President and CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies at 71“As a publisher and a leader, Carolyn pushed us to stretch to do just that little bit more; to do our best and then some for our authors.”
  18. publishing
    Woody Allen’s Book Has Been CanceledAfter staff at the books’ publisher walked out in protest of his story of alleged sexual assault.
  19. books
    Ronan Farrow Cuts Ties With Hachette Over Woody Allen MemoirFarrow called for a full fact-check of the memoir.
  20. american dirt
    The American Dirt Book Tour Has Been Canceled Amid Intense BacklashJeanine Cummins’s publishers said there have been “safety” concerns.
  21. publishing drama
    Around 800 Copies of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel Got Sent Out Early“Good news!” read a note sent to some customers. “We’re able to get part of your order to you sooner than we originally promised.”
  22. mueller report
    This Summer’s Hot Beach Read: The Mueller ReportWith more than 300,000 copies sold, the damning document is a certified publishing sensation.
  23. kids
    Does This Children’s Book Spark Joy?Marie Kondo’s new book will teach kids how to “tidy” and “embrace joy.”
  24. publishing
    Alfred A. Knopf Has Fired Publishing Luminary Gary FisketjonThe company said Fisketjon breached company policy.
  25. the mueller report
    How to Read Your Mueller Report (and How Long You’ll Have to Wait)From a no-frills mass-market edition to an audiobook to Alan Dershowitz, five ways to get the goods.
  26. scammers gonna scam
    Best-Selling Scammer Dan Mallory to Continue ScammingThe Woman in the Window author will publish a second book.
  27. year in culture 2018
    Book Publishing’s No Good, Very Good Year of TrumpIn 2018, publishers cried about the president all the way to the bank.
  28. women and power
    To Binky Urban, ‘Power’ Is a Male Word“Being dominant is not anything I care about. What I care about is being effective, being respected,” says the most powerful woman in book publishing.
  29. audiobooks
    Audiobooks Are the New E-books, Except They Might Keep GrowingThe rise of audiobooks is a tech story, and the battle for its future involves the same players as the e-book wars.
  30. keanu reeves
    Keanu Reeves Is Publishing ‘Esoteric’ Books, Not Erotic Like We First ThoughtThis is cool too, though.
  31. The Best Titles From Anthony Bourdain’s Book ImprintAnthony Bourdain’s publisher and collaborator selects the best books from Bourdain’s imprint.
  32. tributes
    Anthony Bourdain’s Editor Says He Was Working on a ‘More Personal’ New Book“I’ve never heard one person say anything negative about Tony Bourdain.”
  33. publishing
    More Layoffs Hit Condé NastEight staffers reportedly exited Vogue.
  34. books
    Sarah Jessica Parker Is a Book Person NowThis year’s hottest trend is books.
  35. publishing
    Younger Made Up a Book Pitch Good Enough to Get Published in Real LifeSimon & Schuster is publishing Marriage Vacation in June.
  36. What the Job of a Sensitivity Reader Is Really LikeDhonielle Clayton explains.
  37. appreciations
    The New Essence Is a Salon-Chair Dream Come TrueThe return of all-black ownership of the magazine is coming at exactly the right time.
  38. acquisitions
    Rolling Stone Has a New Owner After Penske Media Invests $100 Million ValuationPMC adds Rolling Stone to a list of titles that includes Deadline, Variety, and IndieWire.
  39. select all
    Why Facebook Is Terrifying Publishers With a New TestA bifurcated feed hints at more relevant information for users, and less for businesses that rely on Facebook traffic.
  40. sexual harassment
    The Price of Smiling for the PhotosWhat I wish I’d told my younger self.
  41. feuds
    Some Democrats Are Mad About Hillary Clinton’s New Book“She’s doing harm to all of us because of her own selfishness.”
  42. book tours
    Hillary Clinton Is Touring the Country to Talk About Her MemoirShe’ll “let loose about her experience as a woman in politics…in a way she never has before.”
  43. empire building
    The Hidden Risks of Writing a CookbookThe cookbook business has a reputation for being strong and lucrative — a smart career move for any chef. The reality burns.
  44. Tina Brown Is Publishing a Vanity Fair Tell-All Based on Her DiariesThe book will be a “supercharged” portrait of Condé Nast in the ‘80s.
  45. When Will Helen DeWitt Be Recognized As One of the Great American Novelists?A flood of bad luck has kept her debut The Last Samurai out of print. Will a new edition finally change things?
  46. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Launch Their Own Book Publishing ImprintLena Dunham isn’t just a writer of books – soon she’ll be a publisher of books, too. Today BuzzFeed reports that Dunham and Jenni Konner have […]
  47. How Comedian Pat Stango Made His Day Job His Dream Job Part-time writer/comedian, full-time Penguin Random House Publishing employee, Pat Stango has created a pretty fun branded content idea with […]
  48. Win McCormack Buys The New RepublicThe Tin House editor’s purchase caps a tumultuous year for the magazine.
  49. Time-Yahoo Merger Could Be the AOL Time Warner of the TeensTime Inc. officials met with bankers to “discuss the possibility” of joining with Yahoo. 
  50. Yahoo Searched for Ways to Cut Costs — Layoffs Were the Top ResultThat search engine you sometimes use by accident just fired a bunch of people at digital magazines you don’t read.
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