Friday, June 23, 2017

The Roundup with PW

B&N's Fiscal 2017 Report Cites Falling Sales in Challening Year
The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income.
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Rodale Considers a Sale
The media company and publisher, home to such magazines as 'Men's Health' and 'Prevention,' along with Rodale Books, is considering its strategic options, which include the potential sale of the publisher.
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Five Modern Day Shakespeares: With the Bard’s influence as relevant as ever, 'Vulture' considers which of today’s storytellers are on track to leave their own lasting legacies.

Fifty Shades of Cuts and Bruises: E.L. James’s battles with director Sam Taylor-Johnson are part of a long tradition of Hollywood's conflicts with authors of works being adapted.

How to Raise a Reader: The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding, and relatively easy. Here's how.

A Patriot Signs with Scholastic: New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell has a three-book deal with Scholastic, the children's publisher told 'AP' on Thursday.

Book Club Made Me Gay: When most people think about queer identity, they think about sex, or how to come out to their parents. Author M. Milks thinks about book clubs.


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