Former FBI agent Peter Strzok‘s COMPROMISED: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on September 8. He will “explain how the elevation by President Trump and his collaborators of Trump’s own personal interests over the interests of the country allowed Putin to succeed beyond Stalin’s wildest dreams, and how the national security implications of Putin’s triumph will persist through our next election and beyond.”
Powell’s Books has permanently closed its location in the Portland Airport. Owner Emily Powell told The Oregonian, “Closing the airport store is a sad necessity as we face the months ahead…It’s hard for me to imagine our future without the airport, and without the airport’s seasoned team of booksellers. We hope to return one day.”
Independent Publishers Group will distribute The Collective Book Studio starting in September. Trafalgar Square Publishing is also adding several new publishers, including: Redback Publishing, which began in June; Open Publishing, effective immediately; Larrikin House starting on August 1; and Sandorf Passage, beginning on January 1, 2021.
Hearst Magazines clarified Monday that O, The Oprah Magazine “is going to be more digital focused but the print is not entirely going away – just evolving.” Executive director, pr Randi Friedman wrote, “There will be some form of print beyond the December 2020 issue but what it is exactly is still being worked out so more to come on that front.” She added, “As the brand celebrates twenty years of O, The Oprah Magazine, we’re thinking about what’s next, but again the partnership and the brand are not going away. This is a natural next step for the brand, which has grown to an online audience of 8 million, extending its voice and vision with video and social content.” A spokesperson for Winfrey confirmed that, “The Book Club will continue.”
Penguin Random House Education and the National Council of Teachers of English have “reimagined” their Teacher Awards program for 2020, and will instead donate $25,000 to the Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award Program, which supports early-career teachers of color, as they build accomplished teaching careers in literacy education.