Simon & Schuster's dominance over the Trump exposé category is likely to be reaffirmed this September 15, when the publisher will release 'Rage,' the latest title by the Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Washington Post' reporter.
While the owner of two Minneapolis indies reports bureaucratic snags obstructing efforts to rebuild after his stores were destroyed, other indies report more positive outcomes after a tumultuous start to the summer.
ReedPop, organizer of New York Comic Con, scheduled to be held October 8-11 at the Javits Convention Center, has canceled the annual in-person 2020 event and plans to partner with YouTube to produce an all-digital version of the giant pop culture convention.
Bookshop has helped many independents weather the pandemic, but some booksellers say the ABA is not being transparent about its financial relationship with the online retailer and worry that Bookshop poses new competition.
Historian Timothy Snyder’s 2017 work ‘On Tyranny’ is the #2 book in the country. Plus Zadie Smith’s pandemic-era essay collection ‘Intimations’ lands at #3 in trade paper, and ‘Memorial Drive,’ poet Natasha Trethewey’s memoir, debuts at #17 in hardcover nonfiction.
Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender.