Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.
Aug 15 2021 Since George Floyd’s murder last year, books on race and racism have driven the publishing industry in ways that have been both eye-popping and profitable. But as the national conversation about racism has become a ferocious battle, conservative publishers see gold in titles catering to the backlash... “People are looking at these racial questions in completely different ways,” says Thomas Spence, president and publisher of Regnery. “I think the conservative side is starting to push back, trying to reassert its view of America and race in America. We’re a little late to the game but catching up.”...
Yellow Kite has signed Hope is Coming, Louise Blyth’s “extraordinarily powerful” memoir of grief, gratitude and enlightenment.
Aug 16 2021 Hachette Book Group said on Monday that it had agreed to buy Workman Publishing, an independent company known for titles like “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and the “Brain Quest” workbooks, the latest expected acquisition in an industry whose power is increasingly concentrated in a handful of major companies. Hachette and Workman declined to disclose the price of the deal, but Michael Pietsch, Hachette’s chief executive, said in an interview Monday morning that Workman marked his company’s biggest acquisition in the past eight years. It was also the biggest investment its parent company, Hachette Livre, has...
Professor Steve Peters, author of the bestselling self-help book The Chimp Paradox (Ebury), has written a new guide based on its principles for Mindfield Media.
The 15-strong longlist for the £30,000 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year has been announced, featuring a line-up where workplace culture, climate change and the pandemic loom large.
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Indie 404 Ink has landed The Arena of the Unwell, the fiction debut of music writer Liam Konemann, due to publish next April.
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