Friday, December 18, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Walsh Named Publisher at Ballantine, Bantam Dell
Kara Walsh, who was senior v-p and publisher of Penguin's Berkley Group, has been tapped to head Random House's Ballantine Bantam Dell. Walsh is replacing Libby McGuire, who will step down from the role at the end of 2015. more »

A History of the Beatles, by Song: Ian MacDonald’s ‘Revolution in the Head’ examines every song the Beatles recorded, from 1961’s ‘My Bonnie’ to 1970’s ‘I Me Mine.’

Peggy Noonan's Favorite Books: 'The Time of Our Lives' author answered questions about what she's reading, and why.

Amazon Dominates Holiday Sales: The retailer took in more of the e-commerce spending from Nov. 1 to Dec. 6 than Wal-Mart, Target, and 19 others, combined.

Six Bizarre ‘Star Wars’ Books: Prepare for the theatrical release of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' with six unusual titles including 'The Star Wars Cook Book.'

Print Sales Up in 2015: As of early December, 571 million units of hardcover and paperback books had sold, compared to 559 million at this time in 2014.

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