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Trade Book Sales Up 7.8% in May: AAP StatShot

Publishers revenue from book sales for May 2016 was $1.05 billion, a 1.6 percent increase from the comparable month in 2015, according to new numbers from the Association of American Publishers (AAP).

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Writes a New Feminist Essay

This piece, crafted in the form of a letter, was posted online on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Facebook page.

Marvel Comics to Launch the Thanos Series in November 2016

Jeff Lemire will serve as the writer and Mike Deodato will create the illustrations.

Stephenie Meyer to Live Stream Event on Facebook

Bestselling author Stephenie Meyer will live stream her first book event on Facebook.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to Publish the United States Edition of Beren and Lúthien

Christopher Tolkien, the son of the J.R.R. Tolkien author, edited his father's story.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Lands Role in the A Wrinkle in Time Movie

Gugu Mbatha-Raw joins a cast that includes Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, and Oprah Winfrey.

Villains Need Love Art Book Featured On Kickstarter

Welcome to our Kickstarter Publishing Project of the Week!

Susan Faces Tony in the Nocturnal Animals Trailer

The theatrical release date has been set for December 9.

Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?

The story of the charming, honest ad campaign DDB created for VW... universally acknowledged to be the greatest and most influential of all time. Directed by Joe Marcantonio - Book available: "Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?" from Dial M Films on Vimeo.

Photo: Auckland Lottery Seller

From a street in Auckland New Zealand, these two guys look like they are dreaming of lottery wins. Maybe the guy on the right is promising to share the winnings. The image is dated 1977. Auckland Kiwi Jackpot Seller, 1977

EdTech Market Map

An interesting formulation of a market map for ed tech provided by Flybridge Capital Partners. Not sure when this was first published since some of the information is no longer valid. For example, some businesses have folded and I am pretty sure the Microsoft Surface is no longer available. Show More Summary

Yes, Bob Dylan Absolutely Deserves the Nobel

yesterdayMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

A writer, editor, and Dylan expert on why the poet/singer deserves the prize.

Best First Lines, 2016 Edition

Given the sheer number of books in this world, it's impressive that writers continue to craft memorable opening lines.

Jon Klassen and Bryan Cranston Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending October 16, 2016.

Ransom Riggs Inks 3-Book Deal With Penguin Young Readers

Ransom Riggs plans to write three new installments for the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.

United Nations Names Wonder Woman an Honorary Ambassador

This comic superhero will serve as the face of a year-long campaign in the fight for gender equality.

What Teachers Say about EdTech in The Classroom - Report

A research report from the Gates foundation delves into the state of technology adoption in K-12 schools across the country and takes the point of view of teachers. The report was released in November 2015 however results and analysis are updated on the report website. Show More Summary

Amazon Japan to Release a Kindle Paperwhite For Manga Readers

2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This eReader features 32GB of memory which will hold about 700 manga comic books.

‘#TrumpBookReport’ Hashtag Sweeps Twitter

2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Participants have crafted tweets with references to several beloved literary works such as Hamlet, Where's Waldo?, and Pride & Prejudice.

Bob Dylan’s Website Now Reflects Nobel Prize Win

2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Songwriter Bob Dylan has subtly acknowledged winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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