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    California governor signs collectibles fix into law; Book Riot announces contest; President Bill Clinton to present at National Book Awards; Brian Napack named Wiley CEO; Black Dog & Leventhal founder leaving; Consortium adds five publishers; HMH makes leadership changes; Ingram expands into Spain; Bookselling Without Borders to expand; Lincoln in the Bardo wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

    Macmillan to Offer Expedited Shipping for Holiday Season

    Macmillan Publishers will be implementing expedited shipping for independent retailers’ reorders placed between November 3, 2017, and January 16, 2018.

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    B&T’s Global Publisher Services adds publishers; Ripped Bodice reports lack of diversity in romance publishing; Ingram adds new publishers to CoreSource; Changes for Media Coalition board of directors; Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

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    PubforPR auction; Amazon to pay €250m in back taxes; B&T forms distribution group; PRH acquires Sasquatch Books; S&S signs agreement with Oni Press; DK to sell Rough Guides to APA; Personnel changes at NetGalley; Follett starting school book fair business; Thurber Prize, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Voice of the Heartland Award, Phoenix Award winners announced

     

    Penguin Random House Two-Day Transit Shipping Program Returns

    Now in its sixth year, the Penguin Random House Two-Day Transit program for independent booksellers runs from October 2, 2017, through March 2, 2018.

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    NCAC praises school for rejecting censorship; Independent We Stand award nominations open; California collectibles law update; Tuttle to join PGW; Roaring Brook founder to leave; Globe Pequot publisher to retire; New BALLE executive director; NBF’s 5 Under 35, two special National Book Awards, PEN Center USA Literary Award, Business Book of the Year shortlist announced

    Children’s Book Council Teams With Blue Willow to Send Books to Harvey Victims

    Following Hurricane Harvey, Children’s Book Council Executive Director Carl Lennertz has been working with Houston’s Blue Willow Bookshop to send publisher members’ book donations to schools and shelters.

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    Ingram announces staff changes, promotions; Carolina Wren Press acquires John F. Blair; Edelweiss to include logo for books in WNDB app; Frankfurt Book Fair fellows announced; Conroy Legacy Award winner, Heinz Award winners, Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize shortlists announced

    AAUP Announces 2017 University Press Week Theme: “#LookItUP: Knowledge Matters”

    The Association of American University Presses has chosen “#LookItUP: Knowledge Matters” as the theme for this year’s University Press Week, to be held November 6–11.

    Bookselling Without Borders Scholarship Aims to Take Booksellers Abroad

    The scholarship, supported by five independent publishers, will send booksellers to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Turin International Book Fair, and the Guadalajara International Book Fair in 2018.

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    Ingram’s Perseus Distribution rebranded as Two Rivers Distribution; Esquire’s Mark Warren named Random House executive editor; Scholastic staff changes; HarperCollins announces formation of HarperCollins Hungary; Gabriella Page-Fort named PW Star Watch Superstar; 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist announced

    Sourcebooks Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Backlist Offer for Indie Booksellers

    Sourcebooks, the 10th largest trade book publisher in North America, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with a backlist offer created especially for independent booksellers.

    Macmillan and Binc Award Regional Trade Show Scholarships to Nine Booksellers

    The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, which sponsors attendance to a regional association trade show, has been awarded to nine booksellers.

    Rodale Kids to Feature Health and Wellness Books for Children

    Rodale Books’ new children’s imprint, Rodale Kids, to launch in September, will publish a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles for infants, children, and teens.

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    Acquisition talks with Quarto Group end; Louise Burke to retire from S&S; Ryan Doherty named editor of Celadon Books; PEN Center USA Literary Award finalists announced; Winners announced for NEIBA Rusty Drugan Scholarship, NAIBA Handseller of the Year, Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards, Hugo Awards

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