Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Penguin Random House Reports Record Profits in 2015
Helped by savings from the further integration of Penguin and Random House, earnings at the world's biggest publisher rose 23.2% last year. Paula Hawkins' debut novel 'Girl on the Train' and E.L. James' addition to her Fifty Shades series, 'Grey,' were among the house's top selling global titles. more »

It Takes 16 People Working Full Time to Publish All of James Patterson's Books
Inside the team at Hachette whose singular job is to publish James Patterson's books. more »

Five Ways Publishers Can Improve Their Content's Visibility
Book discovery is about more than simple metadata. Here are five things publishers can do to make their products easier for consumers to find. more » »

Danielle Steel's 'Really Exciting' Book: On Monday, the bestselling author previewed her new book, 'Property of a Noblewoman,' on live TV.

German Amazon Workers' Strike: Employees at an warehouse in Germany are combating the low wages paid by the retail giant.

Why Self Help Books Rarely Work: Here are five ways to guarantee results from a self-help book, including "take notes."

French Writers Face Low Incomes: A survey shows that more than half of established authors earn less than the minimum wage in France.

Forging New Bonds with Cuba: Check out Sourcebooks CEO Dominique Raccah's blog post on Cuba, the Havana Book Fair, and the first U.S. publishing mission.


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