The bestselling author of 12 books and two-time winner of both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award, David McCullough died on Sunday at 89, “surrounded by his five children in Hingham, MA.” His wife, Rosalee, died two months ago. Simon & Schuster ceo Jonathan Karp said in a statement: “David McCullough was a national […]
Kimberla Lawson Roby and Banana Yoshimoto lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes new work from Jennette McCurdy, Elliot Ackerman and David Maraniss. Also out this week is Slenderman by Kathleen Hale, excerpted in our Buzz Books 2022: Spring/Summer sampler. 19 works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-august-9 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Fiction_Publishing_August_/224018 11 nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-august-9 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Nonfiction_Publishing_August_/224019 We consult a […]
News Corp. reported fourth quarter and full fiscal year earnings on Monday afternoon, with HarperCollins recording sales for $513 million for the quarter ending June 30, $20 million higher than a year ago — though down a little on an underlying basis. Sales are $20 million higher due to an additional week in the quarter, […]
In the Monday afternoon session of the A3 antitrust trial, the government’s antitrust economics expert Dr. Nicholas Hill began his testimony — which resumes Tuesday, after the court hears from HarperCollins ceo Brian Murray. He walked everyone through the Herfindahl-Hirschman index, the hypothetical monopsonist test, diversion ratios, second-score auction models, GUPPI analysis and more. The […]
At Scholastic, Taylor McBroom has joined as marketing manager, picture books, Cartwheel, Acorn & Branches. Previously she was senior marketing associate at Clarion Books.