Join Carrie Bloxson online at this Publishers Marketplace link today at noon Eastern. The latest guest on our Discuss forum, Carrie will answer your questions about how she is working to increase representation of people of color in Hachette’s leadership, workplaces, and publishing programs, as well as the state of diversity overall in publishing and […]
Independent Publishers Group (IPG) has acquired UK-based United Independent Distributors (UID), which owns the distribution centers Marston, Orca Book Services and Turpin Distribution, along with Eurospan, a sales and marketing agency for international academic and professional publishers. The merger comes as UID opens a new warehouse in South East England to consolidate its distribution centers. […]
The University of Las Vegas’ Black Mountain Institute announced it is shutting down literature and culture magazine The Believer in spring 2022. “This was not an easy decision but a necessary one, unfortunately,” said UNLV College of Liberal Arts Dean Jennifer Keene. “The Believer consumed a significant portion of BMI’s resources. After reviewing the data […]
NPD group, owner of Bookscan in the US, announced a deal to be acquired by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The investor has over $80 billion under management, and recently raised a new $24.4 billion fund. NPD executive ehairman Tod Johnson and CEO Karyn Schoenbart will “retain a minority stake in the business and […]
The shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction was announced. The £50,000 award will be presented on November 16.
John Grisham, Anthony Horowitz and Elizabeth Strout lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes titles by Rebecca Solnit and Jamie Foxx. Also out today are works by Tiphanie Yanique, Patti Callahan and Jane Goodall and Doug Abrams, all excerpted in our Buzz Books 2021: Fall/Winter sampler. 18 new works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-october-19 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Fiction_Publishing_October_/220130 20 […]