HarperCollins Publishers announced it has acquired the trade book assets of AMACOM from the American Management Association International (AMA). HarperCollins will take over all front list and backlist publication, sales, distribution, and licensing of the more than 600 books in AMACOM's catalog. AMACOM, which primarily focuses on personal and professional growth and business leadership, will be a sub-imprint of the recently launched HarperCollins Leadership (HCL) imprint, which is run out of the company's Nashville, TN offices. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. "Business, management and leadership are key growth areas for HarperCollins internationally," said Brian Murray, President and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers. "The purchase of AMACOM's trade publishing will allow us to broaden our catalog of books with potential in emerging markets, from Asia to South America. It is a natural fit for our expanding publishing programs." Click Read More below for additional information.
The Guardian Long Read Magazine will collect some of the publication’s best long stories into a print product that is sold on UK newsstands, NiemanLab reports. The first issue appeared on Nov. 11.
It wasn’t known at deadline if the format will be extended to the U.S.
The first issue’s cover headlines include:
*A funeral for fish and chips shops
*The war on knotweed
*Three abandoned kids, 40 years on
*My lament for a lost Khartoum
*King of condoms
more at: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/391225/the-guardian-launches-print-bookaizine.html