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Qataris Enter Fight Over Lagardere's Board

The three major shareholders of the parent company of Hachette Book Group—Vivendi, Amber Capital, and Qatar Capital—are now aligned in a push to control four of the nine seats on the company board. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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June Rebound Eases Declines at Lagardère Publishing

Revenue in the first six months of 2020 fell 7% at Lagardère Publishing compared to the same period in 2019, helped by a 20% jump in June sales. Hachette Book Group had the best performance in the period, with sales falling 1%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Hachette Book Group is launching a new program to assist in the reopening of independent bookstores. The program is intended to help stores recover from the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses, as well as to aid them in reopening. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s Memoir Finds New Publisher Who Hails Him as “Respected Artist”

A postscript added to Apropos of Nothing mocks Hachette Book Group for not publishing it. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-03-23 20:55:32 UTC ]
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Woody Allen memoir released in US by indie Skyhorse

Woody Allen's memoir has been released by US indie Skyhorse Publishing after the title was dropped by Hachette Book Group. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 13:49:11 UTC ]
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HBG drops Woody Allen memoir

Hachette Book Group is no longer publishing Woody Allen’s autobiography, returning all rights to the author a day after an estimated 75–100 employees walked out in protest.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:31:06 UTC ]
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Publisher drops Allen memoir after employees protest

Hachette Book Group has decided not to publish film director Woody Allen’s upcoming memoir, a day after employees at the company walked out in solidarity with Ronan Farrow. In a statement, Hachette... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2020-03-06 23:58:20 UTC ]
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Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’

After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen's memoir. The post Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 21:50:09 UTC ]
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Publisher Cancels Woody Allen’s Memoir After Employee Walkout

Ronan Farrow also said he would cut ties with Hachette Book Group over the decision to publish Apropos of Nothing. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-03-06 20:49:10 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s memoir has been cancelled. (Proof that protest works!)

In a statement, Hachette Book Group has announced that it has cancelled its publication of Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing, which was originally scheduled for release in April 2020. Hachette will return all rights to the author. “The decision to cancel Mr. Allen’s book was a difficult... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-06 20:10:39 UTC ]
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Hachette USA Employees Walk Out to Protest Woody Allen Book

Between 75 and 100 Hachette Book Group employees in New York City and Boston condemn their publisher's acquisition of Woody Allen's autobiography, as Ronan Farrow leaves Hachette in protest. The post Hachette USA Employees Walk Out to Protest Woody Allen Book appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 12:13:58 UTC ]
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HBG Will Not Publish Woody Allen's Memoir

Hachette Book Group has announced that Grand Central Publishing will not publish Woody Allen’s memoir, 'Apropos of Nothing​,' and will return all rights to the author. The book was originally scheduled for sale in April 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG staff walk out over Woody Allen memoir

Staff at Hachette Book Group staged a walkout of its New York and Boston offices yesterday (5th March) in protest against its decision to publish Woody Allen’s autobiography. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 22:07:34 UTC ]
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Employees at Little, Brown are walking out to protest the publication of Woody Allen’s memoir.

Today, employees at the Little, Brown and Company imprint of the Hachette Book Group have organized a walkout in protest of the company’s announcement that it will be moving forward with the publication of Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing. Allen’s memoir was purchased by Hachette’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 21:02:55 UTC ]
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HBG Staffers Stage Walkout Over Woody Allen Memoir

Three days after Grand Central Publishing announced that it would publish the director's forthcoming memoir, employees at the imprint and at other Hachette Book Group divisions have staged a walkout in protest of the acquisition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow Drops Publisher Over “Wildly Unprofessional” Decision to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

The author of Catch and Kill says he won't work with Hachette Book Group after it announced plans to publish his father’s book. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-03-04 19:50:27 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow calls Hachette “wildy unprofessional” for acquiring Woody Allen’s book.

Yesterday, Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced that they would be publishing Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing, a book we all once thought would never see the light of day, considering his history of sexual misconduct. The news, as we noted yesterday,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-04 11:40:05 UTC ]
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‘Imagine This Were Your Sister,’ Ronan Farrow Tells Woody Allen’s Publisher

The author of “Catch and Kill,” which was published by a division of Hachette Book Group, said he wouldn’t work with the company again after it announced plans to publish his father’s memoir. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-04 00:27:49 UTC ]
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Long-rumored Allen memoir coming in April

 A memoir by Woody Allen, rumored for years and once thought unpublishable in the #MeToo era, is coming out next month. Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, announced Monday... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2020-03-02 19:41:59 UTC ]
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