PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ; AUGUST 28, 2017 4
29 Fall Travel Books
Guidebook publishers are meeting tourists where they are—and
suggesting new routes to fulfilling vacations.
47 Big Indie Books of Fall
We’ve gathered some of the best titles from small presses and
UPs that are just out or are coming soon.
56 Top Global Publishers
Pearson continued its long reign as the world’s largest book publisher in 2016, according to the Livres Hebdo/PW annual ranking.
78 Printing in Hong Kong & China
Print suppliers are evolving to meet changing publishing needs.
96 Ghost Story
Peter Manseau’s latest novel is a lyrical work of historical storytelling.
This month’s self-publishing update features a profile of two indie
chapter book authors who turned a series into a franchise.
8 Diversification Drives Gains at Abrams
A new round of expansion is keeping the publisher vibrant.
12 Is Poetry “the New Adult Coloring Book”?
Minneapolis-based Button Poetry has seen sales of its books surge
with the help of social media and You Tube videos.
12 Sales Flat for a Second Consecutive Week
Unit sales of print books were 0.2% lower in the week ended August 20
than in the similar week last year.
15 Kinokuniya Sees Steady Growth in the U.S.
With 12 stores and counting, the Japanese bookseller is slowly
expanding its U.S. footprint.
17 The Life-Changing Magic of Doing the Splits
In the wake of Marie Kondo’s success, Rodale has high hopes for a
new self-help title from Japan.
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