Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Roundup wiuth PW

Patchett and Patterson Named Binc Ambassadors
Ann Patchett and James Patterson have been named the inaugural ambassadors for the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation.

‘Cursed Child’ Sells More than 3.3 Million Copies in North America
The eighth book in the Harry Potter series, 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2' (Scholastic), by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, has sold more than 3.3 million copies in North America to date.

Country Bookshelf Wins Inaugural Europa Book Fair Scholarship
Europa Editions has named the Bozeman, Mont.-based indie bookstore the inaugural winner of the Europa International Book Fair Scholarship. »

Make Book Marketing Diverse: Diversity in book publishing isn't just about the writers—its marketing arm matters, too.

Black Science Fiction Writers: Less than 2% of science fiction stories published in 2015 were by black writers, a study has found.

Richard Krinsley Dies at 86: The longtime Scholastic and Random House executive died on July 28 after a brief illness.

Is It Story That Makes Us Read?: The history of plot, literature's very worst endings, and more in a deep dive into story.

New Scottish Children’s Literature Award: The Scottish Book Trust has launched an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to Scottish children’s literature.

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