People, Etc.

The New York Times' first ebook with Byliner, John Branch's SNOW FALL, which was set for release today, has been postponed. NYT spokesperson Danielle Rhoades Ha says "it is pegged to a news story that will run in the Times, which was held." A revised publication date is to be determined. To see the full list of 25 launch titles in their TimesFiles line of ebooks, which did launch today (available for now from Amazon and the iBookstore), visit this page in the NYT Store.

Quayside Publishing Group will distribute lines from some of parent company Quarto's UK lines. They will take on Aurum Press and Jacqui Small titles in the US as of January 1, 2013, along with Frances Lincoln's adult trade list as of April 1, 2013. Aurum has used Trafalgar Square/IPG, and Frances Lincoln is currently with PGW--which continue to distribute Frances Lincoln Children's.