Book News 

1/30/15
 
Chronicle to Distribute Quadrille Titles
Chronicle Books will begin distributing titles from Quadrille Publishing in fall 2015. Quadrille Publishing, which produces illustrated books and stationery, was acquired by Hardie Grant Publishing Group, Melbourne, Australia, a longtime partner of Chronicle.
 
1/23/15
 
Hachette Buying Black Dog & Leventhal
Hachette Book Group is buying Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, which produces titles in light reference, humor, cooking, sports, music, film and entertainment, mysteries, history, and biography.
 
Norton to Distribute Tin House Books
W.W. Norton will begin distributing titles from Tin House Books to wholesale, retail, and library accounts on July 1, 2015. Tin House publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
1/16/15
 
S&S Launches SimonSays
Simon & Schuster launched SimonSays, a website that offers courses taught by the content authors. The courses cost $25-$85 each and include workbooks and access to live question-and-answer sessions with the authors. S&S will split revenue from the courses with the individual authors.
 
1/9/15
 
EBSCO Launches E-Book Education Subscription Service
EBSCO Information Services released its eBook Education Collection, a subscription e-book collection featuring more than 2,800 titles educational titles. The service, which will add new titles quarterly, includes support materials for students and teachers in K-12 and higher education.
 
12/24/14
 
Casemate to Acquire International Publishers Marketing
Casemate Group will acquire International Publishers Marketing and its more than 30 publisher-clients on Jan. 1. Casemate Group comprises Casemate Publishers, Oxbow Books, Casemate Academic, Casemate Athena, and Casemate Art.
 
Cengage to Release Three New Math Titles
Cengage Learning is releasing Calculus, eighth edition; Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, seventh edition; and Biocalculus: Calculus for the Life Sciences from author Jim Stewart. Stewart is a professor of mathematics at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, and an author of a variety of high school and higher education mathematics textbooks.
 
 
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