Publishers Weekly

Two Midwest Indies Find New Owners

1 day 18 hours ago
Two indies on the market since July have found new owners. A former employee purchased Excelsior Bay Books near Minneapolis, while a trio of bookselling veterans bought Chicago's Pilsen Community Books.

Bookstore Sales Fell 10.3% in August

1 day 18 hours ago
Bookstore sales tumbled 10.3% in August compared to August 2018, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The double digit decline suggests that college students are cutting their purchases of print materials in favor of greater use of digital content.

HBG Launches Hachette Go

2 days 18 hours ago
Hachette's new imprint, to launch next March, will publish books in a variety of nonfiction categories that are geared to help readers change their lives for the better.

Panel Mania: Drops of God by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto

2 days 18 hours ago
First published in English in 2011, this new edition of The Drops of God by Tadashi Agi (a pseudonym for sibling creators Shin and Yuko Kibayashi) with artwork by Shu Okimoto, will be released in a digital edition by Comixology Originals. In this 12-page excerpt, a young female sommelier (or wine expert), who has botched the pouring of a rare wine, is rescued by Kanzaki Shizuku's dazzling and superior skills as a sommelier.

Miami Book Fair 2019: All Our Coverage

6 days 18 hours ago
Once again, the Miami Book Fair offers a week of rare opportunities to see and hear some of today’s biggest writers and influencers. We interview festival authors including Debbie Harry, John Waters, Stephen Chbosky, Nathan Englander, Jamaica Kincaid, and more.