Jinwoo Chong, Catherine Lacey, and Jacqueline Winspear publish new novels this week, while nonfiction releases include work by Matthew Desmond. 18 works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-march-21 9 nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-march-21 We consult a number of sources in compiling our weekly lists and PM members can see our lists for the […]
A Skeptical Judge Presses Internet Archive to Cite Cases That Support Their Copying
Judge John Koeltl held a lengthy hearing Monday afternoon on motions for summary judgment from both sides in the copyright infringement lawsuit brought by four major publishers against the Internet Archive for “willful mass copyright infringement.” With extensive papers already filed with the court since the case was filed in June 2020, it seemed likely […]
Executive editor and vice president Rachel Klayman is leaving Crown, after 20 years with the company.
Co-Author Loberg Accepts Blame, As More Plagiarism Is Found In Agus’s Three Earlier Books
After revelations of plagiarism in Dr. David Agus’s THE BOOK OF ANIMAL SECRETS, which will be delayed as the author corrects the copied passages, the LA Times found more evidence of plagiarism in Agus’s previous books. The paper found more than 120 instances plagiarism in THE END OF ILLNESS (Free Press, 2012), A SHORT GUIDE […]
Real Book Sales Data, Now with A New Name
Following NPD’s merger with IRi last year, the combined companies have renamed themselves Circana, so you will see the Bookscan family of data products referred to as Circana Books or Circana Bookscan from now on. They report that last week print book sales were up 580,000 units compared to the same week in 2022, after […]
At Holt, Lori Kusatzky and Anita Sheih were both promoted to assistant editor.