Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Print Sales Up Again
Unit sales of print books from outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan increased 2.8% in 2015 over 2014, marking the second consecutive year that print units posted annual gains. more »

Bestselling Books of 2015
Harper Lee, Marie Kondo, and Jeff Kinney topped the print bestseller lists in 2015 for adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and juvenile books, respectively. Here are the 20 bestselling books of the year in each of those categories. more »

Yang Named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
The new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature is graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, the current writer of DC Comics' Superman series. more » »

Obituary: Mark Dressler
An industry consultant who created educational programming for both Book Expo America and the Frankfurt Book Fair, Dressler died on December 23, after a battle with cancer. He was 55. more » »

FAQ's About Book Reviews: 'The New York Times' addresses top questions about their book reviews section.

2016's Most Anticipated Books: Check out a preview of books coming in 2016, including 'Modern Lovers' by Emma Straub.

George RR Martin Disappoints Fans: The novelist behind 'Game of Thrones' revealed a delay in writing the sixth installment to the book series.

Bill Gates' Book Blog: The co-founder of Microsoft is now posting book reviews to his blog, Gates Notes.

The Search for Hong Kong Booksellers: Questions are being raised over the mysterious disappearance of five people linked to a publisher of books critical of China.


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