Friday, February 27, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Edward St Aubyn Joins Hogarth Shakespeare Series
Edward St Aubyn will write a retelling of 'King Lear' for the Hogarth Shakespeare series. St Aubyn is the eighth author commissioned for the series, in which Shakespeare’s plays are reimagined by contemporary writers. »

Charles G. Koch Inks Deal with Crown
Crown Business will publish the Koch Industries CEO's 'Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies' in October 2015. »

BEA To Host Best Translated Book Award
BookExpo America will present the 8th Annual Best Translated Book Award, which recognizes works translated to English. With Amazon’s underwriting, the winning authors and translators will receive $5,000 in cash prizes. »

B&T Partners with Boopsie
Baker & Taylor has partnered with Boopsie, a mobile platform-as-a-service for libraries, to integrate Boopsie's mobile app into B&T’s Axis 360 media library. »

Assessing the Health of Indies : The 'New York Times' takes a look at the trajectory of independent bookshops.

Publishers Stand By O'Reilly: Book publishers for Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly say they stand behind 'Killing Kennedy,' despite questions that have been raised about O'Reilly's reporting.

The First 'Real Book' Munro Read: In an essay originally printed in 1962, several years before Alice Munro’s first book was published, the author describes “the first real book” she ever read: Charles Dickens’s 'A Child’s History of England.'

Bonnie Slotnick Opens In New Space: The cookbook store began a new chapter Wednesday afternoon by debuting its new East Village location.

German Publisher to Go Subscription : Bastei Lübbe bought the German e-bookstore Beam last September, and has now revealed plans to launch an e-book subscription service next year.

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