Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Bookstore Sales Pull Almost Even Through May
After a sluggish beginning to 2017, a three-month rally has made bookstore sales through the first five months of 2017 almost even with the comparable period in 2016.
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Joe Biden’s ‘Promise Me, Dad’ Memoir Set for November
The first book in the seven-figure, three-book deal Biden signed with Flatiron Books has a title and a publication date. 'Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose' is set for November and will be published in tandem with a series of public conversations called the American Promise Tour.
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Apple Antitrust Suits Dismissed: The Second Circuit affirmed dismissals of lawsuits from two defunct e-book retailers that went under amid Apple's agency-pricing model.

Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Turns 50: The Met offered dedicated tours in honor of E. L. Konigsburg’s 1967 book 'From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.'

Marketing A Book Made Simple: Author Frank Miniter lays out a no-nonsense approach to marketing a book, including advice on finding like-minded people.

Infinite Books Line Shelves in China: Zhongshuge, a bookstore and library in Yangzhou, China, features a tunnel-like interior lined with books and mirrors.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Launches IPO: The media company affiliated with the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series has launched an IPO to raise up to $30 million.


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