Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Roundup with PW

On the Road with the Hachette Book Group
HBG charters a private bus for a 280-mile day trip, taking 26 editors and publishers (plus one reporter) on a sojourn from New York to bookstores in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
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Books Are Getting Dirtier: A scholarly textual analysis of more than one million books shows a proliferation of swear words in books since the mid-1950s.

Seattle Mystery Bookshop is Up for Sale: Pioneer Square foot traffic has hurt the store, which is now up for sale—but could a new owner revive it?

New Line Nabs Cop Book Rights: A book proposal for an untitled novel on the first women to join Boston’s police department in the ’70s will be adapted as a Melissa McCarthy vehicle.

WNED-TV Buffalo Sues LeVar Burton: The actor is being sued for using his 'Reading Rainbow' catchphrase on his podcast.

Life, Literature, and Litigation: When her debut novel came out, author Caroline Leavitt had two firsts: a work of published fiction—and a lawsuit.

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