Friday, April 01, 2016

The Roundup with PW

MIT, Princeton & Yale Form Joint Sales Force
To better service independent and museum stores, three university presses are forming a joint U.S. sales force. Harvard, which had worked closely with MIT and Yale, intends to sign with Columbia for sales. more »

Klutz Focuses on Four-Year Olds with New Klutz Jr. Brand
Scholastic imprint Klutz is re-entering the preschool market with the launch of Klutz Jr. The new brand will focus on book-and-craft kits for kids ages four and up, and will debut in January 2017 with four titles. more »

Two New Books About Fat Shaming: The authors of ‘13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl’ and ‘Dietland’ address body image issues and more.

Tracking A Nazi Diary: A new book reveals the decades-long hunt for the diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a member of Adolf Hitler’s inner circle.

Top 10 Books on 1960s America: Check out a list of titles that center on the Flower Power generation, including 'Hellhound on His Trail' by Hampton Sides.

Novelist Imre Kertesz Dies: A Nobel Prize winner and Holocaust survivor, Kertesz died on Thursday at the age of 86.

A Tribute to Jim Harrison: The late novelist inspired a post entitled 'Jim Harrison's Poetry Saved Me from Thinking Poetry Was Boring.'

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