Why book publishers will scramble to reprint the Jan. 6 report

Oct 12, 2022
Public reports can be bestsellers or duds, but either way they're not risky financial bets.
Whatever day the House Jan. 6 committee's report is released will be a busy one for book publishers. Above, the panel shows a clip from Fox News during its July 21 hearing.
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How are booksellers doing after last year's supply chain snags?

Sep 23, 2022
Backlogs hurt the holiday sales season in 2021. In some cases, shops still have to tell customers to wait for their favorite reads.
Last year, some books pegged to the holiday season didn't make it to the shelves in time for the shopping rush.
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Toni Morrison's impact on the publishing industry

Aug 6, 2019
The celebrated author worked to make the American publishing industry more inclusive.
Toni Morrison poses with her 1977 novel entitled "Song of Solomon" in 2012 during the 10th America Festival in Paris, France.
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Hedge funds set their sights on local newspapers

Jan 15, 2019
A fund has offered $1.3 billion for Gannett, publisher of USA Today. Critics say beware.

Why Chronicle Books is watching retail's slide very closely

Aug 30, 2017
Chronicle Books want you to happen upon their titles in stores like Sur La Table and Urban Outfitters. Which makes declining retail sales a tricky proposition for them.
Tyrrell Mahoney, president of Chronicle Books.
Natasha Claro, Chronicle Books

Publisher Cassava Republic is changing the way we read about Nigeria

May 8, 2017
Co-founder Bibi Bakare-Yusuf wants you to see 'the complex, gorgeous realities of the continent' in African books.
“I wanted a brand that was very confident, that still incorporate the colors of Africa on one level, but also branding that suggests a certain cosmopolitanism,” said Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, co-founder of Cassava Republic.
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