Publishers Weekly

Four New Books on Disability and Faith

16 hours 45 minutes ago
Religion publishers are focusing on the experiences of people with physical, intellectual, social, and psychological impairments in four new books aimed at strengthening understanding and empathy in both able-bodied and disabled readers.

One Year After UNITE, CBA is Dead

16 hours 45 minutes ago
Edward Roush, who acquired the Association for Christian Retailers (CBA) last year, addressed controversy surrounding the organization and said its concept will be “reborn.”

Christian Publishers Oppose ‘Bible Tax’

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) argued at a hearing last week that Bibles and books should be excluded from a proposed 25% tariff on products imported from China.

Industry Sales Fell 1.6% in 2018

1 day 16 hours ago
The AAP, in its annual report, found that, in 2018, sales declines in the education and professional segments offset gains in trade, resulting in a 1.6% drop in total revenue for the year.

This Week's Bestsellers: June 24, 2019

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‘Songs of America’ by presidential biographer Jon Meacham and country singer Tim McGraw is the #3 book in the country. Plus the founders of the Skimm hit #8 in the U.S. with a self-help title, and Jennifer Weiner returns to adult fiction with ‘Mrs. Everything.’

Book Deals: Week of June 24, 2019

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Two bestselling authors land six figures for a historical novel about a librarian, Putnam preempts a hot U.K. thriller, LBYR wins a graphic memoir in a six-house auction, and more in this week's notable book deals.

The Week in Libraries: June 21, 2019

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Among the week's headlines: the 2019 ALA Annual Conference kicks off in Washington DC; Librarians cry foul over Hachette's new digital terms for libraries; and the DPLA wins a major grant.