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Michael Cader is the creator of Publishers Lunch and PublishersMarketplace.com
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Thanks for all of the kind anniversary notes and wishes, which mean a lot to us. In case there's anyone you would like to share PublishersMarketplace.com with, for the first 15 days of December we're offering a promotional code that provides the first month of service for $15 (get it?): Friends…

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EU Takes One More Step Towards Maybe Allowing Reduced Tax on eBooks Some Day

The European Union's achingly slow battle over whether to allow ebooks the same potential for preferential sales tax treatment that print books are given has taken another expected steps towards potential resolution...some time in 2017. Or not. Following on a plan announced this spring, the European Commission has presented a…

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December Bookseller Picks, Too

Even with "books of the year" lists, new December titles still get their own highlights. Amazon didn't name a "featured debut" this month, but Michael Lewis's latest The Undoing Project is their "spotlight pick." Their other top titles for December are: Normal, by Warren Ellis Against Empathy, by Paul Bloom Christmas…

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15, Plus: Celebrating Another PM Milestone

The election pretty much ate November so we postponed marking the anniversary of PublishersMarketplace.com for a month -- but it's a big one, so it shouldn't go unmarked. Improbable as it sounds, it has been just over 15 years since we launched our site. It's a little comforting, in an…

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The NYT's Top Ten Books, and More

The NYT Book Review's editors announced their top ten books of 2016 (with individual lists from the newspaper's critics still to come), as usual picking a mix of expected and unexpected titles. In fiction, there is Colson Whitehead's National Book Award winner and already the clear, consensus "book of the…

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People: Stanley Forms New Firm, and More

Janklow & Nesbit partner, managing director and head of foreign rights Cullen Stanley has left to form her own firm, Cullen Stanley International Agency. Stanley has worked at J&N since 1991. The agency said in a brief statement it "is very pleased to announce that it is spinning off its foreign…

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New Paula Hawkins Novel Into The Water Publishes May 2, 2017

Riverhead, Transworld in the UK, and Doubleday Canada have announced that The Girl on the Train author Paula Hawkins' much-anticipated next novel will be released on May 2, 2017. Into the Water is another novel of psychological suspense "about the slipperiness of the truth and a family drowning in secrets." The set…

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Barnes & Noble News: Albuquerque Store Closed by Fire, Minnesota Store Opens with Bar, and More Bookselling

Barnes & Noble's store in the Coronado Mall in Albuquerque, NM was struck by arson on Saturday night and is reported to have "suffered heavy fire, smoke and water damage." The store is closed for repairs, as is an Old Navy store in a different location that also suffered from…

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People, Etc.

Jason Wells will return to Simon & Schuster Children's in the new role of vp, marketing and publicity on December 7, after 14 years at Abrams Children's. (He worked at S&S Children's in the early 2000s.) VP, director of marketing Lucille Rettino will leave the company after working for the division for the more…

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People

Larissa Helena has joined Pippin Properties as manager of subsidiary rights and associate literary agent, having relocated to NY. Previously she was executive editor at Fantástica Rocco in Brazil. The San Francisco Chronicle has a profile on the return this summer of Berkeley native Steve Wasserman to take over Heyday Books:…

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