Titles that the houses signed in 2020 are now entering the world, with authors, agents and editors anxious to see how they do.
It’s all about books for Sanyu Dillon, although instead of marketing them, she reads them.
The Booker Prize-winning author has reached a deal with the newsletter platform, where he plans to publish fiction and interact with readers.
Conflicts over race, culture and inclusion have roiled the Romance Writers of America, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and other groups devoted to books and literature.
A Florentine by birth, he was a polymath as an author and publisher (Kafka, Vedic philosophy, Greek mythology) who reached a wide international readership.
After years writing nonfiction, he is now the author of a made-up tale about ghost-hunting that will only be sold as an audiobook.
Dan Brown has a lesser-known advice book. The trouble is, it seems impossible to buy.
Anthony Veasna So died before the release of his first book, “Afterparties,” but his loved ones, mentors and newfound fans are making it a particularly significant debut.
The novelist’s remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”
All Seasons Press, started by former executives from Simon & Schuster and Hachette, plans to publish books by the former Trump officials Mark Meadows and Peter Navarro.
The French heist thriller was a huge global hit when it debuted on Netflix in January. Even the creator and cast were surprised.
With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books.
The century-old Drama Book Shop in Manhattan struggled for years. Then “Hamilton” happened.
As head of Pantheon, he nurtured prize winners and best sellers, rescued Joseph Mitchell from obscurity and helped establish graphic novels as a literary genre.
Zakiya Dalila Harris, a former editorial assistant, is making a splash with “The Other Black Girl,” her debut novel about an African-American woman navigating a nearly all-white workplace.
Skyhorse said it would release the paperback and digital versions of the book, which had been taken out of print following sexual assault allegations against its author, Blake Bailey.
Berkley plans to offer “Rules of Engagement,” “The Art of Desire” and “Power of Persuasion” in 2022.
Bookstore or Amazon? Curbside pickup or delivery? We answer common questions readers might have.
Kellyanne Conway, Mike Pence and William Barr have book deals. That is raising new challenges for publishers trying to balance ideological lines with a desire to continue representing the political spectrum.
The publisher also said it would make a donation to sexual abuse organizations equal to the advance it paid Blake Bailey, the author accused of sexual assault.
W.W. Norton, citing the accusations that the author, Blake Bailey, faces, said it would stop shipping and promoting his new best-selling book.
Will the shifts brought on by the pandemic, favoring online retailers over bookstores and established authors over new ones, change publishing forever?
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it.
The organizers of at least five British awards received emails asking them to transfer prize money to a PayPal account. One of them paid out.
Plans to publish the book, written by Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, have drawn sharp criticism.
Mr. DiTrapano championed avant-garde work and relished taking chances on young, untested authors. His Tyrant Books produced some unexpected hits.
“The Man Who Lived Underground,” a novel publishers rejected in the 1940s, is about an innocent Black man forced to confess to the murder of a white couple.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo boasted, “I am not a superhero,” in early versions of his book, drafted as his aides scrubbed a politically damaging Health Department report.
One of the great chroniclers of America’s literary lives takes on the author who fought to control his own story.
The book, “The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future” by Dav Pilkey, includes images and tropes that perpetuate “passive racism,” the publisher said.
“The Code Breaker” is about a world-changing scientist and dedicated to two legends of the publishing industry.
“BookTok” videos are starting to influence publishers and best-seller lists, and the verklempt readers behind them are just as surprised as everyone else.
Once a limited-capacity event, now a writer conversation can be enjoyed from the exclusivity of your living room.
“American Crisis” was supposed to be a triumphant account of New York’s coronavirus fight. But as scandals swirl, sales have dramatically slowed.
The beloved author’s most famous books, like “Green Eggs and Ham,” were untouched, but his estate’s decision nevertheless prompted a backlash and raised questions about what should be preserved as part of the cultural record.
Emily Mortimer, who grew up with a prominent free-speech advocate before becoming an actress and screenwriter, has some ideas.
From beans and baking projects to vegan and global recipes, the year’s best sellers show the ways home cooking changed, and what may lie ahead.
The merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has the potential to touch every part of the industry, including how much authors get paid and how bookstores are run.
An unapologetic proponent of “poetry as insurgent art,” he was also a publisher and the owner of the celebrated San Francisco bookstore City Lights.
Morals clauses are despised by many authors and agents, but big publishers insist that they need a way out if a writer’s reputation takes a nosedive.
Top editors at Hachette have told employees that they’ve learned the lessons of the Capitol siege of Jan. 6: no hate speech, no incitement to violence, no false narratives.
A bumper crop of graphic novels and comic books melds African culture and science fiction, with influences as wide-ranging as space travel, Caribbean folklore and Janelle Monáe.
Carol Blue-Hitchens and her late husband’s literary agent are discouraging friends from participating in a book tentatively titled “Pamphleteer: The Life and Times of Christopher Hitchens.”
In “The Four Winds,” the author of “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone” takes readers back to another era of environmental disaster, economic collapse and fresh starts.
As a struggling literary agent in London, he took a chance on J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, turning her books into the most lucrative literary franchise in history.
“We Are Water Protectors,” illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom, won the Caldecott Medal.
Michelle Burford has carved out a niche helping famous Black women like Cicely Tyson, Alicia Keys and Gabby Douglas write their memoirs. But she can tell many kinds of stories, including her own.
She died above the bookstore, founded in 1840, where she had worked since the waning months of World War II. She locked it up for the last time in December.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel about America and aspiration is now in the public domain, so new editions, as well as a graphic novel and a zombie adaptation, have gotten the green light.
The 1978 novel, which Amazon recently removed from its site, depicts a right-wing assault on the Capitol. Scholars say the parallels with last week’s insurrection are clear and chilling.