Publishers Weekly has chronicled and shaped the history of book publishing and bookselling for nearly 150 years. Founded in 1872 and published continuously since then, Publishers Weekly represents the authoritative voice for US publishing industry news and book reviews, with ongoing coverage of the British and international book trade.
The complete archive includes up to 400,000 book reviews, 5,000 author profiles/interviews and, beginning in 1895, bestseller lists. Documenting the trajectory of thousands of authors’ careers—from debut book reviews to rights sales and even record-shattering advances—Publishers Weekly both reflects and drives cultural change.
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