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Lee Littlewood: Board Books with Pizazz
Rhyming picture books are prevalent, but rollicking, fun ones are rarer. Hush Now, Banshee!, Monster ABC and Get Dressed, Sasquatch! — three thick board books — star monsters, from a blue mermaid-like banshee to a bearded Sasquatch who doesn't like ...

E-Books Are Down 5% So Far This Year
E-book revenues have continued to decrease in 2018. Last month, an Association of American Publishers report (utilizing data from around 1,100 publishers) indicated that net e-book revenues had decreased 4.8% in the first half of the year over the same ...

Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty ...
Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty ...

The best books of the week
West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House Ed. by Gautam Raghavan (nonfiction, Penguin Books) A moving behind-the-scenes look at the Obama White House, told through essays by ...

Church Members Try To Ban Books At The Local Library — From The 'Banned Books' Display
Since the beginning of time — ok, certainly since the beginning of books — people have tried to ban what others consume. Whether for religious, political, or stereotypical “reasons,” certain groups have tried to control (do away with) certain types ...

Roald Dahl illustrator Quentin Blake imagines Matilda at 30
Everything began to unravel for the industry when publishers made the tragic mistake of not setting reasonable off-price discounting policies for big-box stores in the 1990s, effectively turning books into widgets. This lack of judgment was seized upon ...

Chad Post's Open Letter Books Turns 10
On September 23, the Croatian author Dubravka Ugrešić read in Rochester, N.Y., as part of a fund-raiser for Open Letter Books, the translation-focused nonprofit publishing house based at the University of Rochester. The choice of Ugrešić as a speaker ...

10 Inspiring Books Every Traveler Needs to Read
And they're not just any ol' books that we're recommending after having personally read them once on a long flight to Asia, mind you. They're top-rated, Amazon best-selling books beloved by the masses. Some are even endorsed by notable figures (there's ...

Would You Like Some Sausage With Your Novel?
With that, he got back to work, stacking not books, but rows of freshly baked bread rolls sprinkled with poppy, pumpkin, flax, sesame or sunflower seeds that have brought townspeople flocking. Next to him stood a small refrigerator hung with “ahle ...

Assistant Manager, Marketing & Publicity
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble and publisher of illustrated children's picture books and nonfiction titles. We have more than 5,000 books in print in categories that include art, crafts, culinary, gardening ...

New Frontiers of Canadian Publishing in Québec
From the outside, it is easy to make the wrong assumption about Canadian publishing. Yes, there are two very different publishing scenes in Canada: French language and English language. And, yes, one is much bigger than the other, publishing more books ...

Publishing in Québec 2018: A Cornucopia of Children's Books
Québec is home to many world-renowned illustrators, including Isabelle Arsenault, Marianne Dubuc, Geneviève Godbout, the cover artist for this special report, and Elise Gravel. It's also the birthplace of an all-star lineup of children's books ...

The Future Of Publishing Is Just Books About Donald Trump Forever Until You Are Dead
After a heavily hyped news cycle surrounding the juiciest details unveiled in the book, Fear has sold more than 1.1 million copies through its first week of publication, the fastest opening in Simon & Schuster's history, according to the publisher. The ...

A bettor's tale: Sometimes the books make mistakes -- and they'll pay up
Let's turn back the clock to the 2009 College World Series. As expected, every sportsbook adjusted the championship odds daily as games are played. However, one prominent Las Vegas sportsbook did not. That book accidentally kept the original future ...





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