This week’s notable releases include new novels from Jessica George, C.J. Tudor, and Annalee Newitz, as well as nonfiction by Pamela Anderson and Daniel Black. 11 works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-january-31 6 nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-january-31 We consult a number of sources in compiling our weekly lists and PM members can see our lists for the coming three months through this reference page. But if you want to make sure your key titles are on our radar, now you can use this form to submit brief details as well: publun.ch/submitNotable. Please submit your notable titles at least 3 months prior to pub date.
Archives for January 2023
The Today Show Read With Jenna Pick for February is Maame, by Jessica George. GMA Book Club chose River Sing Me Home, by Eleanor Shearer.
Rebecca Nelson has been promoted to editorial & production associate at Crooked Lane.
Madeline McIntosh will step down as ceo of Penguin Random House US after a transition period, she announced to staff in a memo on Tuesday. She wrote: “I am stepping down from my position as your U.S. CEO. I’m not leaving right away; instead, Nihar [Malaviya] and I are working very closely together to determine the best plan for the U.S. organization going forward. I know you’ll be in good hands with Nihar and the U.S. Board. They know and love this business as much as I do. For the time being, all remains as usual.” Malaviya was elevated to […]
In a typically hyperbolic filing, Donald Trump sued author Bob Woodward and publisher Simon & Schuster in a Pensacola, FL Federal Court on Monday, alleging that audiobook THE TRUMP TAPES: Bob Woodward’s Twenty Interviews with President Donald Trump was published without Trump’s permission and infringes his rights. The suit argues that when Trump agreed to speak with Woodward on multiple occasions and consented to being recorded, it was clear that the purpose and use was limited to Woodward’s planned book RAGE. The filing does not attach or cite a contract or release of any kind, suggesting that any agreement or […]
HarperCollins ceo Brian Murray announced in an internal memo that the company will implement both job reductions and cost cutting between now and the middle of the calendar year (which is when Harper’s fiscal year ends). A spokesperson confirmed that, “In addition to implementing a variety of cost-saving measures, we will be reducing our workforce across North America by 5% before the end of the fiscal year.” Some employees were told they were being laid off yesterday Murray wrote, though apparently additional reductions are still to come. Reportedly, the layoffs included a senior sales staffer and four positions in the […]