Printing schedules in North America and Europe are taking twice as long as they used to, reports The Financial Times, causing delays in academic publishing. They write that production has been held up by the ongoing supply chain issues that have been a feature of the pandemic, forcing companies to “alter publishing plans as well […]
On Tuesday, Penguin Random House released their social impact report, their “global commitment to serving our communities beyond the books we publish,” which shares programming highlights and data between January 1, 2021 – July 1, 2022. The initiative has three pillars: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Environment & Sustainability, and Free Expression & Joy of Reading. […]
Macmillan has reported significant progress in recovering from the cyber attack in late June resulting in “encryption of certain files on our network” that led them to take their computer systems offline. The publisher’s US warehouse resumed operations on Monday, July 4, after being unable to process orders for over a week. They now report […]
Macmillan released another statement on Friday updating their work to restore their systems after last weekend’s “security incident, which involves the encryption of certain files on our network.” The Pan Macmillan UK warehouse “resumed operations” on June 28. In the US, “we are accepting orders electronically, but are unable to process them at this time.” […]
According to various Twitter posts, some Macmillan employees are back online after a security incident shut down their systems in the US and UK this week. The roll out gives those staffers access to email, which is run through Gmail, but they may not be able to use systems outside of the Google suite.
Simon & Schuster is giving away digital editions of two books intended to aid conversation in “a country divided,” according to a memo to staff from ceo Jonathan Karp. As of today, ebook and digital audio editions of Amanda Ripley’s High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out and Anna Sale’s Let’s […]