Jessica Breen will join Basic Books as marketing director on January 6. She is currently digital marketing strategist at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Cassandra Pelham Fulton has been promoted to editorial director, Graphix.
Due to an editing error, we left out Sasha Quinton’s first name from yesterday’s announcement on her move to Scholastic.
New bookstore Still North Books and Bar opened in Hanover, NH on Thursday.
The Barnes & Noble in Greenfield, WI near Southridge Mall will close in summer 2020 when its lease expires. A hospital and primary care clinic will move into the space.
The European Court of Justice agreed with the non-binding opinion from their Advocate General that reselling “used” ebooks is a violation of copyright. The ruling was made in a case brought by Dutch publisher associations against the website Tom Kabinet, which has tried to establish a marketplace for individuals to resell their ebooks.