July 17, 2015
Fred Levy, author of The Black Dog Project, will be one of 24 photographers featured in the Best of ASMP list for 2015. The American Society of Media Photographers is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. Read More.
July 15, 2015
The Associated Press reports that adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. A story by the AP's Beth J. Hapaz on the coloring book craze and Quarto Publishing Group's part in it has been published in more than 100 outlets across the country. Read More.
July 14, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to make headlines. Parade Magazine, which is a supplement to Sunday newspapers across the country, ran a cover story on the phenomenon in its July 12 edition. Read More.
July 8, 2015
The Quarto Group is delighted to announce the launch of QuartoKnows.com, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes The Quarto Group's entire global publishing programme. The site allows consumers to discover more books in subjects they are interested in and presents books in ten subject areas each distinctly branded with a unique icon: Quarto Cooks, Quarto Homes, Quarto Drives, Quarto Kids, Quarto Lives (health & MBS), Quarto Plays (sport & games), Quarto Creates (art, craft & design), Quarto Thinks (culture), Quarto Explores (history, travel, science) and Quarto Gifts. Read More.
July 8, 2015
Publishers Weekly and Publishers Lunch both announced the launch of QuartoKnows.com in their online editions July 8. Read More.
June 16, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new partnership with Quarto Library, a new imprint of library bound titles, to be the exclusive USA and Canadian distributor of their fall frontlist titles to the school and public library markets beginning August 2015. Lerner Publisher Services will grow sales for Quarto Library by leveraging the market reach, expertise, and reputation for exceptional quality and customer service that has made Lerner Publishing Group a leader in independent children's book publishing for 55 years. Read More.
June 4, 2015
Quarto Publishing Group USA is pleased to announce a new children's book imprint to launch in Fall 2016. The imprint, to be named Moondance Press, will publish 20 children's titles annually. Books will be developed and edited by Charles Nurnberg, co-founder and Publisher of Imagine Publishing and former CEO and Publisher of Sterling Publishing. Read More.
June 1, 2015
Diana Cage's book, Lesbian Sex Bible, took the award for Lesbian Erotica at the 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards. The awards were handed out June 1, on the heels of BookExpo America, the book publishing industry's largest annual gathering of booksellers, publishers, authors, and readers. The Lambda ceremony brought together over 550 attendees, sponsors, and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature and 27 years of the groundbreaking literary awards. Read More.
May 29, 2015
Comedian Adam Carolla has produced a new documentary, Winning, about Paul Newman's need for speed. Titled Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman, the film, out now on video-on-demand, provides a rare glimpse into the actor's second career behind the wheel. And, yes, it is no coincidence it shares a name with Matt Stone and Preston Lerner's book, which was named for the 1969 Newman film about the Indy 500. Read More.
May 25, 2015
Part of Motorbooks publishing program includes titles by and about motorcycle outlaw culture. Although the material is gritty, it is honest. These books play an important role in informing the reading public and - as we've seen in recent news reports - even mainstream media outlets. The May shootout at a restaurant in Texas showed that little is known or understood about outlaw motorcycle-club culture. In fact, the Department of Justice had not heard of one of the clubs involved in these events leading CNN to turn to a Motorbooks title: The One Percenter Encyclopedia by Bill Hayes. Read More.