Wednesday, July 06, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Harlequin's MIRA to Launch Literary Fiction Imprint
MIRA Books, the fiction imprint of Harlequin Books, has announced the launch of a new literary fiction line, Park Row Books. Inaugural titles are slated to publish in summer 2017.
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What Does 'Brexit' Mean for Publishing?
A veteran publishing journalist explores the effects of the recent U.K. vote on the industry. more »

Despite Talese's 'Disavowal,' Grove Moving Ahead with 'The Voyeur's Motel'
After Gay Talese appeared to disavow his book when questions were raised about the credibility of a major source in a 'Washington Post' story, the book's publisher, Grove Atlantic, said it plans to release the book July 12 as scheduled. more »

Elie Wiesel Dies at 87: The Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and author of 'Night' died at his home in Manhattan on July 2.

Saunders Braves a Trump Rally: Fiction writer George Saunders attends a Donald Trump rally with a big question: Who are all these Trump supporters?

Amazon Quietly Kills List Prices: The retailer that built a reputation by offering deals has begun to drop any mention of a product's list price.

Elena Ferrante's Great, Terrible Covers: Readers complain about the imagery on the author's highbrow novels, but there's value in embracing oft-scorned "women's fiction" design.

Writing Books on Donald Trump: The meteoric rise of the outsider political candidate has inspired a rush to publish (and exhume) books about him.


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