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Book Expo 17: Small Is the New Flat?

As you know, Book Expo convenes in New York City again next week after a quiet show in Chicago last year that appears to have set the stage for a quieter, smaller, simpler, and shorter Book Expo going forward. For the first time since an experiment in 2010, the show…

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Convention Reading for Your Weekend and Any Time

We first invented our popular Buzz Books samplers back in 2012 to harness ebooks in spreading the excitement of grabbing hot galleys and making new discoveries on the convention floor to thousands of people inside the trade and beyond. (Truth be told, most of the printed galleys these days are…

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People, Etc.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt evp and chief content officer Mary Cullinane will leave the company in late July, following a reorganization of her responsibilities. The company said it will "reorganize its existing Product Planning, Development and Marketing function under  into three separate but complementary functions focused on core curriculum, supplemental curriculum…

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Bestsellers, Charts, and Some Facts

Most days we focus on trying to make our own news and analysis as accurate, informed and comprehensive as possible and leave others reporting on the trade to their own approaches. But with a lot of attention on Amazon's new Charts -- too much, probably, since this is a new…

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People, Etc.

ICM Partners promoted Rich Green to head of media rights (which sells book-to-film rights). He joined the agency in 2014. Co-heads of the publishing department Sloan Harris and Esther Newberg and fellow board member Kevin Crotty said in the announcement: "Intellectual property is the lifeblood of media in all formats.…

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Bookselling: Amazon NYC, BN's New CEO Speaks, and More

Every time Amazon opens a new bookstore they invite the local press to a preview and receive glowing write-ups that all read pretty much the same as the stories that ran in the previous cities. But the opening of their first New York City store on Thursday at Columbus Circle,…

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NEH Chair Resigns As Organization is Forced to Budget For Its Closure

NEH chairman William D. Adams resigned on Tuesday after less than three years leading the organization. With funding recently reaffirmed for the current fiscal year, Adams was able to say in his statement, "We're encouraged that Congress and the President increased our funding for the current year and that the White…

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CBS chief executive Les Moonves, 67, has extended his contract and is now expected to run the company through June 2021 -- after which he can serve as a senior adviser for five years, with an option to set up a production company with CBS's support. Chip Rolley joined PEN…

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At Doubleday, John Pitts has been promoted to vice president and executive director of marketing. Judy Jacoby has been named vice president and creative marketing director. Lauren Weber has been promoted to assistant marketing director, while Sarah Engelmann moves up to marketing manager. Michael Barrs will join Hachette Books as…

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Picks: Library Reads, and More

Anthony Horowitz's Magpie Murders tops the June Library Reads list. The novel is also excerpted in our Buzz Books 2017: Spring/Summer sampler, available for download now. The rest of the list features: Silver Silence, by Nalini Singh The Waking Land, by Callie Bates Down Among The Sticks And Bones, by Seanan…

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