Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Is Mass Market Dying, Or Just Evolving—Again?
The format, in steady decline for years, is either in the midst of a slow death or has begun to resurrect itself. Whether it's inching toward the graveyard, or finally righting itself in the marketplace, depends on who you ask. more »

Bookstore Pop-ups Keep On Popping Up
To avoid the high costs of real estate, booksellers are increasingly turning to pop-up shops to test the bookselling waters.
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Amazon Books to Open in L.A.
Amazon will open a bookstore in a Century City mall, marking its first bricks-and-mortar foray into the Los Angeles market. more » »

Knopf to Publish Jann Wenner Bio in October
The publisher has acquired Joe Hagan’s biography of the 'Rolling Stone' magazine founder, 'Sticky Fingers.'
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io9 Cofounder Takes Home Nebula: Charlie Jane Anders took home the prize for best novel at this year's Nebula Awards for 'All The Birds In The Sky.'
Anne R. Dick Dies at 90: The former wife of science-fiction author Philip K. Dick, and a memoirist in her own right, died last month.
The Dangers of Reading in Bed: In 18th-century Europe, the practice was considered a menace to life and property, but mostly to morals.
More Margaret Atwood in Your TV: Netflix is hopping on the Atwood train started by Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' with its own miniseries based on 'Alias Grace.'
Indie Publishing Thrives in N.M.: Stalking Horse Press and Called Back Books are two new publishers that have recently joined the Santa Fe literary community.


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