“The most successful year in Simon & Schuster’s history.”

What a turnaround from those heady days of 2010-12 when many believed publishing was doomed, amid very real crises in the book retail and publishing sectors. A time when many predicted (some joyfully) the death of print and that the then Big 6 would follow Borders into oblivion as ebooks became the only format consumers Read More …

Book sales slightly down amid mixed publisher earnings reports

The publisher earnings reports are rolling in once again, and it’s a mixed bag, even as NPD Bookscan reports tracked book sales down This of course is by no means all book sales, but does reflect the performance of the bigger mainstream publishers. According to a summary over at Publishers Lunch, Print sales through outlets Read More …