Why was ‘The Office’ so successful? Kevin Malone, aka Brian Baumgartner, seeks answers in a new book

In “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin,” Baumgartner and producer Ben Silverman explore the iconic Scranton workplace Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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New Books Seek to Answer Questions of Death and the Afterlife

From accounts of near-death expriences to ways of talking to kids about death, a wave of new books offer for the dying, the grieving, and the questioning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Internet Archive, Publishers to Seek Summary Judgment in Book Scanning Lawsuit

A federal court in New York last week ordered that motions for summary judgment be filed by early summer, meaning the fate of the closely watched copyright case could be in the court’s hands by early fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Court Seeks Proposed Declaratory Judgment in Maryland E-book Case

A federal judge has asked the parties for a proposed declaratory judgment to end the legal dispute over Maryalnd's library e-book law, but the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP's bid for a permanent injunction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Plans Return to Offices Starting in Late April

Hachette Book Group employees will begin their return to working from company offices this April, CEO Michael Pietsch has announced to staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Succession’ star Brian Cox spares no one — including himself — in his new memoir.

"Putting the Rabbit in the Hat" is the kind of spiky, opinionated book you'd expect from the star. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Seeking a world without women, Tabitha Lasley lost herself — and found a better book

A journalist went to Scotland to investigate the world of oil riggers and slept with her first source. "Sea State" is her raw memoir of the aftermath Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Trump Is Publishing a Photo Book of His Time in Office

“Our Journey Together” includes more than 300 photographs, along with captions written by the former president. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Brian Cox torches Johnny Depp, Ed Norton, Michael Caine and more in new book

'Succession' star Brian Cox rips several beloved Hollywood stars in his memoir 'Putting the Rabbit in the Hat,' but also praises a few along the way. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Police officer who shot Breonna Taylor has pulled out of book deal

Jonathan Mattingly is seeking a new publisher for his account of the shooting after Simon & Schuster refused to distribute it for Post Hill PressOne of the police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor has pulled out of his book deal with a conservative press four months after... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September

The North American division of Hachette outlines its program of optional and mandatory in-office work for staffers, with dates for reopenings. The post Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Willie Nelson’s Honest Answer About His New Book Makes Jimmy Fallon Walk Off Set

The country legend's deadpan response was too much for "The Tonight Show" host. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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U.S. Book Show: Brian Selznick Looks Through the 'Kaleidoscope'

The final keynote of the U.S. Book Show on May 27 featured a live Zoom session with Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick, who spoke about his new book 'Kaleidoscope,' with his editor, David Levithan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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U.S. Book Show Keynote Speaker: Brian Selznick

The Caldecott Medalist and genre-defying storyteller Brian Selznick will speak about his new book and do a live q&a at the inaugural U.S. Book Show on May 27. Here's a preview. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Simon & Schuster refuses to distribute book by officer who shot Breonna Taylor

US publishing giant was due to distribute Jonathan Mattingly’s The Fight for Truth for rightwing outlet Post Hill PressSimon & Schuster has said that it will not be distributing a book by one of the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, after a small publisher whose books are distributed... Continue reading at The Guardian

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