Saturday, November 17, 2012
2012 National Book Award Winners Go Back to Press
The publishers of the four National Book Awards winners are all going back to press following their victories.
William Alexander's Goblin Secrets, published by S&S/Margaret K. McElderry Books and winner of the Young People Literature's award, went back to press when it was first nominated and is now going back for 25,000 more copies after its win.
University of Chicago Press, publisher of Poetry winner Bewilderment by David Ferry, did not specify a number, but stated: "We will definitely be going back to press soon, and we’re using all our resources in the meantime to make sure there are no lags in inventory."
Random House has 10,000 more copies of Nonfiction winner Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers due on November 16, and has just gone back for 50,000 more copies. The paperback is postponed with a new publication date to be determined.
The Round House by Louise Erdrich, winner of the Fiction award and published by Harper, will now have 100,000 copies in print following its win.