Hachette Site Visit | March 20

Hachette Book Group. Image courtesy of GenslerOn. (Photo: Garrett Rowland)


Location: 1290 6th Ave, New York, NY, 10104
Day & Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 12:45–3:15 pm
RSVP: Register on Handshake to secure a spot

Hachette Book Group is a leading U.S. trade publisher, and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. In one year, HBG publishes approximately 1400+ adult books, 300 books for young readers, and 450 audio book titles (including physical and downloadable-only titles). In 2016, the company had 214 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 44 of which reached #1. HBG’s bestselling authors include Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, James Patterson, and J.K. Rowling.



Quote of the Week | Stephen Hawking

The world lost one of its greatest minds last Wednesday. Stephen Hawking – physicist, best-selling author, and a “Living Metaphor for the Scientific Endeavor” – was renowned for his work on gravity and the origins of the universe, themes most famously explored in his book A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes. (“One of history’s least likely best-sellers,” said Published in 1988 by Bantam Books, the “landmark volume in science” sold more than 10 million copies and worked through a series of mind-boggling questions like How did the universe come to be? Does time only move in one direction? Is the universe unending or is it contained? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it ends? But Hawking captivated audiences long before 1988. His adviser at Cambridge, cosmologist Dennis W. Sciama, called Hawking’s 1974 thesis (published in Nature) “the most beautiful paper in the history of physics.”

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We Need Diverse Books | Internship Grants

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We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) is a non-profit organization of children’s book enthusiasts that supports essential changes in the publishing industry. Its “aim is to help produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.” WNDB strives to put more books with diverse characters into the hands of all kids. Continue reading “We Need Diverse Books | Internship Grants”

Jobs & Internships | March 8th – 14th

Grand Central Publishing | Publicity Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Grand Central Publishing is an imprint at Hachette Book Group, one of the Big 5 publishers. Grand Central Publishing “reaches a diverse audience through hardcover, trade paperback and mass market imprints that cater to every kind of reader.” It has published books including Nicholas Sparks’ The Wedding, Jimmy Fallon’s Thank You Notes and Thank You Notes 2, and Brad Meltzer’s The Escape Artist. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | March 8th – 14th”