Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Reidhead Succeeds McFeely as Norton President
Julia A. Reidhead, v-p and publishing director of W.W. Norton’s college department, has been named to succeed W. Drake McFeely as president. Reidhead, who has been with Norton for 36 years, is the company's first woman president.
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Goosebumps Author R.L. Stine to Write Series of Marvel's Man-Thing Comics
Stine is achieving a "lifelong dream" by writing the comics, a five-issue series that debuts in February and will feature plenty of interdimensional weirdness.
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Bookstore News: December 12, 2016
A downtown bookstore opens in New York; a bookstore reopens in Canada; booksellers turning to bookselling as a second career help revitalize the business; and more.
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PRH London Hunts for New HQ: Penguin Random House has begun a search for a new London headquarters in a move that could see it consolidate London staff.

Bookstores Thrive in Berlin: Germans like to give books as Christmas gifts, but that's not the only reason the number of bookstores in Berlin is growing.

Patti Smith Accepts Bob Dylan's Nobel: The singer and songwriter performed Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" at the 2016 Nobel Prize ceremonies.

The Tournament of Books Returns: 'The Morning News' has announced the longlist for its annual March Madness–style event for books. Prepare your brackets!

A Collection for Iraq: 'Iraq + 100' sees ten Iraqi writers imagining their country's fate one hundred years in the future.


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