Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Roundup with PW
Bookselling Scots Hope to Curb Amazon: The Scottish book trade will urge the Scottish government to end subsidies to Amazon when they meet ministers at Holyrood tonight.
Cuomo's Memoir Fails Up: N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2014 memoir may have tanked at bookstores, but it still produced $218,100 in royalties for him last year.
IDF Shuts Down Palestinian Booksellers: Israeli forces raided Hebron city in the southern occupied West Bank on Monday, sealing off two bookstores after confiscating materials.
A Small Town Publisher's Achievement: Quixote Press, a tiny, "niche" publisher in Wever, Iowa, is nearing two million books sold.
Vintage Book Propaganda Posters: A collection of 31 old posters that prove propaganda can be used for good, as long as it asks people to pick up a book.