21 Hobbies & Crafts
The adult coloring book craze continues unabated, and publishers are
capitalizing on the trend by focusing on various niches. Forthcoming
titles appeal to birders, home chefs, romance fans, and quilters. And
many presses are hoping to lure adults into other activities associated
with children, such as connect the dots and stamping.
4 Frontlist Fiction Hits a Dry Spell
We talk with publishers and booksellers about why no new novel
cracked the top- 20 print bestsellers list in the first half of 2016.
5 The Weekly Scorecard
Unit sales of print books dipped 1% in the week ended July 24,
compared to the similar week last year.
9 A Look Inside Titan Entertainment
U.K.-based Titan now publishes more than 1,000 titles annually,
covering a range of pop culture areas.
10 A New Kind of Residency
Detroit’s Write a House offers paid vocational training to unemployed locals, working with them to fix up dilapidated houses. The
houses are then offered to writers selected by a panel of judges.
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