What’s the story? Israeli security forces kill Palestinians, Palestinians protest

Israel’s police forces shot dead a Palestinian woman and her children and wounded a dozen others Thursday in an attack that also left a Palestinian man critically wounded, Palestinian officials and witnesses said.The Israeli military said the Palestinian teenager, 15-year-old Khader al-Shirazi, was shot by Israeli soldiers on a motorbike.The police said two other Palestinians […]

Cambridge Scholars publishing review of new Cambridge Scholars title “We’re a little surprised”

Cambridge University’s scholars have published an editorial criticizing the new Cambridge scholars publishing program.They say they expect to see a lot of duplication in the catalog, a practice they say is contrary to the principles of scholarly discovery.Cambridge University’s scholarly publishing program has a list of titles that will be published in the spring.They include […]

Penguin: What does this all mean?

When the Penguin Group announced last year that it would buy Penguin Random House and launch Penguin Books, one of the big questions raised was how this would affect the book industry.Penguin is one of several major publishers that has a large imprint with Penguin Random, which includes Penguin Random Classics, Penguin Classics, The Penguin […]

How to choose the best poetry publishers in the world

By now you probably know the name of this publisher, Fitzgerald and Sons.This isn’t their first literary venture: they’ve published a lot of classic literature.But they’ve only published five books since 2014, and this is the first time that they’ve been named the best in the English-speaking world.Fitzgerald and Son is a publishing house with […]

Bloomberg reports $2.2 billion merger deal between Blackstone and Wattpad: More details to come

Bloomberg reported that the merged company will be named “Wattpad,” and it will have the same name as the company that started it all: Wattpad Publishing.The move makes sense for Wattpad as well.It’s the publishing powerhouse that has published some of the most high-profile titles in the industry, including books like “The Hunger Games” and […]

Northwestern publishing houses set to shut down

Publishing houses and magazines are set to close, with the aim of slashing staff and reducing costs.The publisher of the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, is closing its New York publishing offices, the Wall Street Review and The American Prospect, the company said on Monday.The Journal and the Wall St Journal are not […]

Meredith to publish first female-led book in history

Meredith Press will publish the first woman-led novel in its nearly two decades of publishing history, the publisher announced Wednesday.The debut of “Meredith: The Story of Our Own Story” is the culmination of a decade of research, development and design that has helped the company understand how to be a better publisher and the person […]

How to write a book that sells millions: By the Numbers

By the numbers: The biggest book publishing company in the world, the Barnes & Noble Group, has published more than 2.5 million books since it was founded in 1886.The company publishes more than 250,000 titles a month.And its success has come as a result of several key factors.Among them: a dedication to accuracy, creativity, and […]