Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/26 – 1/30

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Ebook piracy is expected to rise to 700 million instances per year by 2018. Is tumblr’s Reblog Book Club…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/19-1/23

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. How should the ebook sales data from Nielsen Bookscan be interpreted? Book sales, especially print, rose in October, according to the…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2015

PEOPLE Nathaniel Marunas was named Publisher at Quercus US.  Jason Bartholomew, who is based in the UK, is Director in addition to his current role as Rights Director for Hodder, Headline, John Murray Press, and Quercus. In children’s publishing, Michael Eisenberg joined Highlights in the newly created role of Director, Book Marketing.  He will report…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/12-1/16

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Why are publishers so keen on ebook subscription services? Is there a downside to teaching children to read at…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/5-1/9

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Is calling a book “difficult” subjective, making the concept of readability a myth? Overdrive announced a 32% increase in ebook lending…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early January 2015

PEOPLE Geoff Shandler joined William Morrow as VP, Editorial Director at its new unnamed imprint, handling the nonfiction side of the list, which will also feature literary fiction.  He was most recently Editorial Director of Adult Trade at Little, Brown. Bob Spizer is leaving his position as Group Director of Domestic Rights at HarperCollins at…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/29-1/2

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. What will be the biggest digital trends for libraries this year? How do professional bookbinders carry on in the…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing 2014 Reflections and 2015 Predictions

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. As we near the end of the year, we thought we would change things up and instead post 5 links to articles with predictions for the publishing industry in 2015. Digiday outlined what we learned about publishing this year, focusing primarily on…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/15-12/19

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Should Barnes & Noble start focusing on how to beat Starbucks instead of trying to win the tablet market?…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-December 2014

PEOPLE Meredith Greenhouse will join Perseus Book Group as VP, International Sales and Marketing.  She was Senior Director of International Sales at HarperCollins. Susan Reich will retire as President of Publishers Group West in March 2015.  She has been president of the company for seven years.  Perseus President and CEO David Steinberger said of her…Continue Reading