Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Roundup with PW

HarperCollins Gets Global and Physical
In a flat market, the publisher looks beyond e-books toward expanding its role in the global market and in physical distribution.
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N.K. Jemisin Snags Second Hugo: Last year, the novelist became the first black person to win the Hugo award for best novel. She's done it again with 'The Obelisk Gate.'
Business Book of the Year Longlist: The finalists for the 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey–sponsored award include studies on Facebook, Google, and Amazon.
New Patterson Isn't Amazon Takedown: James Patterson said that his new book, 'The Store,' isn't about Amazon and Jeff Bezos but "monopolies and megalomaniacs."
A New Type of Library...in an Old Ranch: Two former Tattered Cover Book Store employees have opened a live-in library along the banks of the South Platte River in Colorado.
A Bookseller's Advice for Jeff Bezos: A suggestion for the Amazon CEO from the front lines of bookselling: Stop hawking books on Amazon at such drastically slashed prices.

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