Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Roundup with PW

S&S Shuts Down Tyrus Books; Relocates Howard Books Tyrus Books, which published crime and literary fiction, is closing six months after S&S acquired its parent company, Adams Media, from F&W. Christian imprint Howard Books is being relocated to the publisher's New York City headquarters and losing its publisher in the move. MORE » Critical Report Could Derail 'Copyright Boss' Bill The report, which details mismanagement at the Copyright Office, complicates a rushed legislative attempt to block Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden from appointing a new Register of Copyrights. MORE » Wal-Mart Rallies In Amazon's World: Wal-Mart is belatedly but aggressively expanding its e-commerce business to keep pace with the seismic shift in consumer shopping. Adam Bellow's Bipartisan Pivot: The conservative publisher left his post as editorial director of Broadside last fall to start a new, bipartisan imprint at St. Martin’s Press. Saving Jack Kerouac's Home: Fans hope to preserve the author's modest house in St. Petersburg, Fla., which is now for sale, to turn it into a museum. Barthelme's 'Snow White' Hits the Stage: The stage adaptation of Donald Barthelme’s 1967 novel will have its world premiere on Friday, in Houston. Shetterly Inks Two-Book Deal With Viking: The author of 'Hidden Figures' is setting her next book around two prominent African-American households in mid-20th century Baltimore. VIEW ALL »

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