Hachette to Distribute Callaway Arts and Entertainment

Hachette Book Group will exclusively distribute frontlist and backlist trade titles of Callaway Arts and Entertainment into all channels in the U.S. and Canada, effective July 1.

Callaway focuses on the visual arts, music, pop culture, fashion, photography, and stories for children of all ages. Major titles include The Beatles: Get Back; the Sistine Chapel trilogy; Leonardo by Leonardo by Martin Kemp; Irving Penn: Passage; Mark Rothko by Arne Glimcher; David Kirk's Miss Spider series; Obama: The Call of History by Peter Baker; and Georgia O'Keeffe: One Hundred Flowers.

The fall list consists of eight titles, including Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine, which has new material from Dylan's personal archive in the Bob Dylan Center; The Unconquerable Game: My Life in Golf & Business by Ely Callaway; The Unconquerable Game by Ely Callaway; and Jack the Wolf by Sean Scully and Oisin Scully, the first in a series of stories created by artist families.

Todd McGarity, Hachette's v-p of corporate business development & strategy, said, "Callaway's publications are beautiful, whether created for children, art enthusiasts, or pop culture fans. We are excited to welcome Callaway into our family of clients, and help new audiences discover their wonderful books."

Callaway founder and CEO Nicholas Callaway said, "As an independent, integrated cross-platform media company with book publishing at its heart, we are thrilled to join forces with Hachette Book Group and its renowned sales team. We will expand the depth and breadth of our book program with regard to the number of titles released per year, the range of subject categories, and increase our presence across national accounts, independent stores, museum shops, special markets, e-commerce as well as direct-to-consumer channels."

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