Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The Roundup with PW

B&N Education Buys MBS for $174 Million
In another move that consolidates the college retail and wholesale market, Barnes & Noble Education has acquired MBS Textbook Exchange for $174.2 million in cash.
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After Acquisition, Antique Collectors Club Changes Name, Adds Categories
Acquired late last year, Antique Collectors Club, a publisher and distributor of decorative arts books, has changed its name to ACC Publishing Group. The company has also expanded its list to include more pop culture titles. more »

Award Mix-Ups in Literature: After the biggest blunder in the history of the Oscars, the Academy should take note that literary awards have had their blunders too.

A New Bookstore for the Bronx: Bronx residents are one step closer to welcoming a bookstore back to their borough after a successful fundraising campaign for Lit Bar.

N.M. Publisher Settles Suit: LPD Press/Rio Grande Books has settled its lawsuit against the state's public education department.

In Defense of Cultural Criticism: Why the arts need a space in Trump's America that the state can't touch—and how we get there.

Grindr’s New Poet-in-Residence: The gay dating app has appointed LGBT writer Max Wallis to be its first resident bard. 'I’m continuing what Byron started,' he says.

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