Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Roundup with PW

American Publishers Return to Cuba
A contingent of 31 American publishers have traveled to Havana as part of the U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba. The mission features panel presentations and representation at the Havana Book Fair.
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Duquesne Press to Close: The 90-year-old university press will close its doors this year after the school decided to cut its funding.

Turmoil and Turnover at Kramerbooks: The longtime management team at Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, a D.C. institution, quit last week, its new owner Steve Salis confirmed.

Canada Turns to Self-Publishing: A new wave of Canadian publishers is looking to tap into the popularity of self-publishing and help authors do it in a more professional way.

LBF Honors Brazilian Publisher: Luiz Schwarcz, publisher of Companhia das Letras, will receive the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.

'The Handmaid's Tale' Sales Bump: Margaret Atwood has said worries about women’s issues have made her book the latest dystopian novel to shoot back up bestseller lists.

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