22 Head of the House
Women are the bedrock of publishing in numbers. But persistent
discrimination is prompting many to start their own presses. Their
success helps women authors, as well as diversity issues overall.
31 Life on the Outside
Susan Burton, who spent years in and out of prison, tells her story
in Becoming Ms. Burton, including how she founded an organization
to support formerly incarcerated women.
4 E-tailers Widen Bookselling Edge
Online retailers accounted for about 40% of U.S. book purchases in
5 Demos Parneros Promoted to B&N CEO
The bookstore chain’s former COO faces the task of reversing B&N’s
5 Sales at Mass Merchandisers Continue to
Unit sales through the channel were 8% higher in the week ended
Apr. 23, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016 at outlets that
report to NPD BookScan.
6 Waterhouse Press Prepares for Its Next
The publisher of the bestselling Calendar Girl and Steel Brothers
Saga series has high hopes for Misadventures, due out this fall.
12 Berrett-Koehler Continues to Evolve
As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the indie press adds new products to keep pace with market demand.
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