23 Big Fall Indie Books
We spoke with PW’s reviews editors, scoured bookstore newsletters
and the Indie Next List, and surveyed premier booksellers to compile
our list of the best small-press titles coming out this fall.
32 Top Global Publishers
Pearson remains on top in our 2015 ranking of the world’s largest
publishers, but like many other major companies on the list, it saw
revenues decline compared to 2014.
36 Reference Revisited
In 2015, PW columnist Brian Kenney unexpectedly struck a chord
with his article “Where Reference Fits in the Modern Library.” A year
later, librarians tell us why that piece still resonates.
40 Printing in Hong Kong & China
Print suppliers are retooling as they face challenges including currency
fluctuations, overcapacity, and industry consolidation.
8 Execs from U.S. and Japan Explore Closer Ties
An August 16 dinner in New York is seen as a first step in opening a
new dialogue between the countries’ publishers.
9 Andrew McMeel Strikes It Big in Poetry
The Kansas City–based company has released several books of
poetry whose sales have topped 100,000 copies each.
9 The Weekly Scorecard
Unit sales of print books rose 2% in the week ended August 21,
compared to the similar week last year.
10 NationBuilder Adds a Book Unit
An L.A.-based software company is taking a stab at publishing by
launching a book arm helmed by a former FSG editor.
12 A Look Inside Riverhead Design Labs
The unit has been responsible for such innovations as a 3-D-printed
edition of On Such a Full Sea.
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