Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Dover Publications Launches Ixia Press
The Long Island–based publisher will launch its first new imprint in ten years, Ixia Press, this fall. The imprint is Dover's first move into original frontlist books.
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Oneworld Piles Up the Wins
The U.K. indie publisher, founded by a young married couple in a kitchen in Cyprus three decades ago, only began releasing fiction only in 2009. Since then, it's won two Man Booker Prizes.
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20 Years Later, Amazon Trumps Naysayers: Two decades ago this week, went public to much second-guessing—but Jeff Bezos has changed the way we live.

Marvel Cancel's 'Black Panther' Spinoff: Ta-Nehisi Coates's police brutality comic 'Black Panther and the Crew' will end after six issues due to "poor sales after two issues."

Queer Writing Roots in the Florida Keys: Throughout its history, America shunned homosexuality, but a small colony of queer writers staked out a residency in Key West.

Pamela Paul's Bookselling Days: The 'New York Times Book Review' editor recalls her time as a bookseller, which included "ripping the covers off books and other dodgy business."

The Twilight of the Late Book Fee: Libraries are dropping overdue fines, but can they afford to? The benefits may outweigh the losses.


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