In a logical move, Pan Macmillan’s full list will be distributed in the US by Macmillan itself, starting in July. The UK imprints have been distributed in the US by Trafalgar Square Publishing, part of IPG.
The latest closing announcement: The Barnes & Noble in Paramus, NJ will close February 11 after 28 years in that location because “the landlord has chosen not to renew our lease and will be redeveloping the site.” The store said online, “Unfortunately we don’t have a location for our new building yet, but we will […]
In the final sales week of the year, NPD Bookscan recorded print sales of approximately 16.3 million units — even with the same week in 2021, and well ahead of previous years. That was the second week in a row that sales equaled or exceeded sales from 2021, providing a strong finish to the important […]
A year after he was arrested and charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft related to a years-long manuscript phishing scam, Filippo Bernardini pleaded guilty in Federal Court to one count of wire fraud. As part of his plea, he agreed to pay restitution of $88,000. Bernardini will be sentenced by District Judge Colleen […]
The embargo for Prince Harry’s memoir SPARED fell, first in a trickle — the Guardian “obtained” an early copy — and then in a flood, as the edition in Spain accidentally went on sale early, on Thursday. The book will officially launch on Jan. 10 with strong pre-orders, but the guessing game is on over […]
UTA announced that it has acquired literary agency Fletcher & Company. Founder and ceo Christy Fletcher will co-lead the UTA Publishing division along with current head Byrd Leavell, with both reporting to UTA President David Kramer. (Fletcher and Leavell had been colleagues at Carlisle and Company many years ago.) The entire team at Fletcher & […]