Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Attendance Rises For Second Straight Year
The Frankfurt Book Fair on Sunday reported that total attendance at the fair rose modestly for the second year in a row. On the trade side, attendance was up 1.3%, with 142,300 trade visitors this year.
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Insight Editions Launches a Comics Imprint
The publisher of lavishly illustrated art and coffee table books is getting into the graphic novel game with an inaugural list of 12 titles starting in March 2017.
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Carla Hayden Dismisses Maria Pallante: Maria Pallante has been removed as the U.S. Register of Copyrights by the new Librarian of Congress.

A Sneak Peek at Amazon's Portland Store: The Washington Square store generating the most excitement this weekend wasn't selling Teslas or diamonds, but books.

Barnes & Noble's Blind Spot: Leonard Riggio is looking to emulate the independent bookstores B&N once threatened—but he may be missing the bigger lesson.

All the President's Books: Get ready to carve out 89 hours to get through President Obama’s recommended reading list.

Bob Dylan Nobel Drama Continues: A Swedish Academy member calls the songwriter's relative silence on being awarded the prize "impolite and arrogant."

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