Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Roundup with PW

De la Peña, Blackall, Ruby Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz
Matt de la Peña has won the 2016 Newbery Medal for ‘Last Stop on Market Street’; Dan Santat has won the 2016 Caldecott Medal for 'Finding Winnie'; and Laura Ruby has won the 2016 Printz Award for 'Bone Gap.' more »

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Sally Mann Win 2016 ALA Carnegie Medals
Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' and Sally Mann's 'Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs,' landed the ALA's top adult book awards. more »

The Year in Bestsellers
Our annual look at the big books of the past year confirms that 2015 was the year of the adult coloring book, and that movie tie-ins continue to dominate the charts. more »

James Patterson Helps British Bookstores: The bestselling author donated over $14,000 to two flooded bookstores in the U.K.

Is 'The Martian' a Comedy?: The question is being raised after the film adaptation of Andy Weir's book won best picture in the Golden Globes' comedy/musical category.

Amazon Dials Up Delivery: Amazon's move to acquire a French package-delivery company makes it a direct competitor of delivery giants such as UPS and FedEx.

Investor Questioned in Hong Kong: Police are investigating a new stakeholder in the publishing house related to the missing booksellers in Hong Kong.

‘Mein Kampf’ Sells Out In Germany: The new, annotated edition of Adolf Hitler's manifesto flew off the shelves in Germany, after being published in the country for the first time in 70 years.

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