Publishers Weekly

Schroder, Edelstein Join Scribd

20 hours 46 minutes ago
Scribd has named Charlie Schroder head of domestic content acquisition and new verticals, and appointed Liz Edelstein as its director of original content strategy and operations.

Bookstores Show Support for Protests

20 hours 46 minutes ago
Bookstores across the country are expressing support for the protests against police violence by offering material support, promoting antiracism books, and encouraging people to shop at black-owned businesses.

Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

20 hours 46 minutes ago
The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities.

BookExpo 2020: Adult Books Buzz Panel Picks

3 days 20 hours ago
This year's adult books that editors are buzzing about shared certain themes: the impact of secrets upon lives that compels people to embark upon quests for the truth to their existence; and the rippling effects of trauma.

This Week's Bestsellers: June 1, 2020

4 days 20 hours ago
The #1 book in the country is ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games prequel. Plus Curtis Sittenfeld reimagines the life of ‘Rodham,’ and Bill Gates sends Disney exec Robert Iger on a wild ride.

Print Units Jumped 11% in Mid-May

4 days 20 hours ago
The release of Suzanne Collins’s prequel to her Hunger Games series in the week ended May 23, 2020, drove up unit sales of print books by 11.1% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.