OverDrive Reports Record Digital Borrowing in 2019
Public libraries around the world generated a record level of digital content circulation in 2019, providing patrons access to more than 326 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines, according to a report by Rakuten OverDrive, a digital distribution vendor for libraries. more »
United Methodist Publishing Plans for Church Split
Following the proposal by leaders from the United Methodist Church to split the denomination over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy, the church’s publishing arm says it will remain with the post-separated church and adjust operations according to congregants’ needs. more »
Zareen Jaffery, formerly executive editor of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, will join Kokila as executive editor effective January 13.
Natalie Capogrossi has joined Random House Children’s Books as assistant school marketing manager.
Emily Duval has been promoted to library marketing manager, from assistant manager, at Random House Children’s Books.
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Picture of the DayIt's a small world: pictured here (from l. to r.), Harvey Solomon, author of 'Such Splendid Prisons: Diplomatic Detainment in America during World War II' (Potomac Books) and Jonathan Rosenberg, author of 'Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music from the Great War to the Cold War' (W.W. Norton), met up after appearing back-to-back at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C., on January 4. Rosenberg wrote a blurb that appears on the back of Solomon's book.
Courtesy Diane Patrick