Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Roundup with PW - 'Birdman' Drives Interest in Raymond Carver Collection

'Birdman' Drives Interest in Raymond Carver Collection
The just-crowned Best Picture winner, which chronicles a stage adaptation of Carver's short story "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love," has been driving sales of the author's same-titled short story collection. Now Carver's U.S. publisher has more releases by the late author in the works. more »

Jon Stewart’s decision to step down from the 'Daily Show' later this year hit few people harder than book publicists. So what will replace the satirical news program as the best place to plug a book when Stewart makes his exit? The quick answer: nothing. more » »

Book Deals: Week of February 23, 2015
In this week’s column Ann Patty sells a memoir to Viking; Reggie Nadelson Celebrates the Soho bistro, Balthazar; and more. more » »

Waterstones Boss on Taking on Amazon: James Daunt, the chief exec of the U.K.'s only national book chain, has finally stemmed years of losses. So what's he going to do about his online rivals?

Deal Reached in Dockworker Dispute: Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports, which included books imported from Asia.

'Fifty Shades' Tops the Box Office Again: With a worldwide total of $413 million.

Can Sponsorship Save Small Bookstores?: The 'New Yorker' on Borderlands' attempt to keep its doors open.

A Guide to the Books Behind the Oscars: An infographic about the nominated films and their source material.


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