Friday, July 15, 2016

The Roundup with PW

IPG Buys Inscribe Digital
In a deal that expands its e-book distribution capabilities, Independent Publishers Group has acquired e-book distributor Inscribe Digital from parent Isolation Network.
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B&N, Adaptive Studios Ink Exclusive Retail Deal
Under the agreement, the retailer will get a six-month period of exclusivity for all new Adaptive titles beginning this month with two teen novels.
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Publishers Partner on New Bible Translation
B&H has teamed up with fellow evangelical publishing houses David C. Cook and Baker on publishing products from the new Christian Standard Bible launching in spring 2017.
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Blue Rider to Publish Facebook Book
Blue Rider Press will publish Steven Levy's as-yet-untitled book about Facebook, written with the company's cooperation, in 2019.

Makeover for NEA Book Program: The NEA announced Wednesday that its Big Read program will focus more on diverse, contemporary works.

Google on Fighting Piracy: The company has released an update to its "How Google Fights Piracy" report explaining its IP efforts.

A Book Deal for Bernie Sanders: Days after ending his campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Senator Sanders is preparing to take his message to the page.

Google Deletes Dennis Cooper’s Blog: On June 27, writer Dennis Cooper tried to access his blog—hosted by Blogger since 2002—and discovered that Google had deleted it.

What Writers of Color Say We Should Read: Books chosen by Twin Cities writers of color to help build understanding between cultures.


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