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Taking a (Fleeting) Moment to Recognize “Literarians”

In the book world, authors get most of the attention; agents get to emanate glamour and mystery; and booksellers and librarians carry impenetrable auras of impeccable taste. So, it’s nice to see an award that honors “literarians,” individuals who somehow work to expand the audience for books and reading—largely behind the scenes and usually unrecognized. […]

Have You Always Wanted to Buy a Big 5 Publisher?

Now’s your chance! Simon & Schuster, one of the so-called “Big 5” New York publishing houses, has been put up for sale by its parent company, ViacomCBS. According to an article in The New York Times: ViacomCBS, announced (that), after a “strategic review,” the book publisher was no longer essential to its business and that […]