Rick Wolff, Highly Regarded Business Book Editor, Dead at 71

Rick Wolff, who published dozens of bestselling books as a business editor for Warner Books, Hachette Book Group, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, died April 10. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rick Wolff, Highly Regarded Business Book Editor, Dead at 71

Rick Wolff, who published dozens of bestselling books as a business editor for Warner Books, Hachette Book Group, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, died April 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Letter from the Editors: Covering Sexual Abuse in the Book Business

As a trade publication for the book business, we are committed to helping make publishing a profession where all members are given the respect they deserve. That means covering sexual abuse in publishing—with rigor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

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U.S. Book Show: Human Connection Powers the Book Business

Editors and literary agents on the mechanics—and the emotions—behind the publishing business, what makes a bestseller, and how book bidding wars can cloud expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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These are the 10 Best Books of the Year, According to Amazon Book Editors

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In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books

Amid some 250 events in August's hybrid edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, a group of programs welcomes industry players. The post In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’

In a conversation at the U.S. Book Show, two agents and two editors provided an in-depth look at perhaps the most heated issue in publishing in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: What a New Regime in Mexico Means for the Book Business

PW talks to Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, about the state of the Mexican book business, and what lies ahead in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books: An editor with a vision, the late Denis Johnson and more book news

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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

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Radhika Jones, a Times Books Editor, Said to Be Next Vanity Fair Editor

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

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Time Inc. Shakeup: Editors to Report to Business Side, Editor-in-Chief Martha Nelson Exits

Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp began putting his stamp on the publishing company Wednesday, when employees were told that editors will begin reporting to the organization's business side, a reversal that sent a ripple of anxiety through its editorial offices. Editors of the company's magazines, which... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at ABC News

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Less Travel, More Hybrid Work Among Most Popular Book Business Sustainability Options

A new survey conducted by the Green Book Alliance found that a reduction in business travel has gained popularity as a way for publishing companies to reduce their carbon footprint, while the use of carbon offsets and recycled paper has declined. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The independent publisher making a business of celebrity book imprints

Independent publisher Zando's highest-visibility imprints are its collabs with celebrities, which are part of its mission to change the institutional racism that has plagued American publishing from its start. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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