Wednesday, September 07, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Publishers Association Issues Brexit Manifesto
The organization representing publishers in the U.K. has called on the government to keep barriers to trade to "an absolute minimum" as it negotiates leaving the E.U.
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Comics Sales Bounce Back at 2016 Diamond Summit
While comics sales have yet to fully recover from a shaky start this year--overall sales are down 2.2%--reps at the industry event said they expect sales to stabilize by the end of the year.
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Rodale to Launch a Kids' Imprint Next Fall
Rodale Kids will publish a variety of fiction and nonfiction for infants, children, and teens.
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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'
Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August.
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Bookseller at a Bargain Price: B&N survived Amazon’s onslaught, and with 5.3% yield and 50% upside, shares are looking attractive.

Doireann Ní Ghríofa Wins Rooney Prize: The poet was awarded €10,000 along with the prize for Irish literature in the Rooney's 40th year.

The Illustrated Bard: 3,000 illustrations of Shakespeare’s works from Victorian England, presented in a new digital archive.

On the Death of Culture: Mario Vargas Llosa writes about the crippling effect global entertainment has had on culture.

Different Standards for Women Memoirists: Do readers hold female (and feminist) memoirists to a higher standard?


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