Chris Graf joins Springer Nature as Research Integrity Director, based in London. He was previously at Wiley.
PRH US Has Record Level of Export Sales
In a session at the virtual Frankfurt Conference, Penguin Random House svp, international sales and marketing Cyrus Kheradi shared that in the past year and half, the company “reached a record level of export sales for Penguin Random House US in all of our history.” As in the US, lockdowns worldwide created increased demand for books in English language markets, and Kheradi reported that PRH US saw double digit growth in many of their export markets, with the highest growth in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, India, Philippines, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia. That’s in line with the AAP’s just-published annual […]
New Books Publishing October 12
Hillary Rodham Clinton & Louise Penny and Alice Hoffman lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes titles by Susan Orlean, Albert Samaha, Ron Howard & Clint Howard and Donald Antrim’s memoir. Also out today is THE PLANT HUNTER by Cassandra Quave, excerpted in our Buzz Books 2021: Fall/Winter sampler. 17 new works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-october-12 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Fiction_Publishing_October_/219974 21 new nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-october-12 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Nonfiction_Publishing_October_/219975 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 […]
Bookselling: Tattered Cover to Open in Colorado Springs
Tattered Cover will open a store in downtown Colorado Springs in early 2022, aiming for between February 15 and March 15. Tattered Cover currently has five locations in and around Denver, as well as a pop up mall store, three airport stores, and another Denver-area location slated to open this fall. The 8,400-square-foot Colorado Springs space will be the store’s first location outside the Denver metro area. Its lease agreement “allows the retailer to make rent payments based on a percentage of its sales.”
Amy Macaluso has been promoted to senior financial reporting and data analyst at Candlewick.
OverDrive Acquires TeachingBooks.net
OverDrive Education has acquired TeachingBooks.net, which provides supplemental materials to K-12 schools “to enrich how a book is taught in the classroom,” currently licensed to over 55,000 schools and libraries around the world. The deal enhances the offerings of OverDrive’s Sora app, which provides ebooks and audiobooks to students. The terms of the deal were not announced. OverDrive founder and ceo Steve Potash said, “TeachingBooks has compiled and created one of the most valuable collection of resources for the books that are essential for student reading. OverDrive’s Marketplace, the largest catalog of digital books for student reading programs, combined with […]