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US publisher revenues grow 6.7% in first quarter

In the first financial quarter of 2019 revenues from US publishers increased 6.7% to $2.5bn (£2bn), with growth in all categories apart from e-books and... Read more

Trump order prompts US agents to seek more Muslim writers

A number of American literary agents have put out a collective open call for submissions by Muslim writers following President Trump’s “travel ban”.... Read more

US authors join ferment over Trump victory

High-profile US novelists have slammed Trump in a series of statements reflecting on his election win published on the PEN America website.  ... Read more

US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake... Read more

Cursed Child sells 2.6m through BookScan US

J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Arthur A Levine) sold nearly 2.6m print units in its first week through BookScan US, the... Read more

Publishers give $250m free e-books for Obama scheme

Publishers in the US including Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are making $250m (£163m) in free e-books available to low-income... Read more

Fifty Shades in Texas lawsuit

A judge in Texas has ordered $10m be set aside for a potential payout to a woman who was defrauded out of royalties from the... Read more

Bright Group opens US office

Bright Group International, the agency that represents children’s illustrators such as Benji Davies and Yasmeen Ismail, is opening an office in the US. The company... Read more

B&N bookshop sales up 1.7% over holiday

US retailer Barnes & Noble says bookshop sales, excluding Nook products, increased 1.7% over the Christmas holidays. However, sales of Nook devices and accessories fell... Read more

US stats show children's dominating 2014

Children's books dominated the top of the US book charts in 2014, Nielsen BookScan's full-year statistics have revealed. Seven children's titles hit the number one... Read more

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