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HarperCollins' annual global revenue falls 4.4%

HarperCollins global revenues fell 4.4% in the financial year ending 30th June, including a 3% decline in the fourth quarter, according to figures from parent firm News Corp. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 14:12:09 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Down at HC in Fiscal 2020

An improvement in fourth quarter profits for the period ended June 30, 2020, was not enough to prevent earnings for the full year at HarperCollins from dropping 15%, to $214 million. Revenue fell 5%, to $1.67 billion, compared to fiscal 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs history of Britain told through ONS figures

HarperCollins has signed a history of Britain by Boris Starling with David Bradbury, told through figures from the Office for National Statistics. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 22:11:57 UTC ]
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HC acquires book by Black Lives Matter protest hero Hutchinson

HarperCollins has acquired Everyone Versus Racism—a book by Patrick Hutchinson, who was photographed carrying an injured white man during London's Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 17:18:36 UTC ]
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Dan Peres Is the New Editor-in-Chief of Ad Age | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_182909" align="alignright" width="150"] Dan Peres[/caption] Dan Peres is taking over Ad Age as its next editor-in-chief, succeeding Brian Braiker, who left in April after three years atop the masthead. Peres is best known as the former editor-in-chief of Details, a role... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-22 20:16:42 UTC ]
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Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’

From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer's fray of free-speech debates amid charges of 'cancel culture.' The post Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 17:45:57 UTC ]
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New Publisher Named at Zonderkidz

Megan Dobson, a veteran of business and editorial posts with several HarperCollins Christian Publishing imprints, will take on children's books as v-p and publisher of the HCCP imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to publish Piers Morgan's 'clarion call' on free speech

HarperCollins has acquired world all language rights to Wake Up: Why the ‘Liberal’ War on Free Speech is Even More Dangerous than Covid-19 by broadcaster and journalist Piers Morgan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 12:44:18 UTC ]
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HCCB gift book invites the nation to Be More Paddington

HarperCollins Children's Books is releasing How to Be More Paddington: A Book of Kindness, a gift book featuring inspirational quotes from Michael Bond's beloved bear alongside Peggy Fortnum’s original illustrations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 19:21:03 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 13, 2020

HarperCollins takes three from an Irish-Australian bestseller; Harper buys a manifesto from Charles M. Blow; and with the U.S. copyright for 'The Great Gatsby' expiring in December, Little, Brown plans a prequel for January. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins defends Walliams over Monroe criticism

HarperCollins has defended David Walliams after food writer Jack Monroe claimed his children's books were “sneering classist fatshaming grim nonsense”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 10:29:08 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's signs second series from Cleverly

HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish Sophie Cleverly's second middle-grade series, The Violet Veil Mysteries, illustrated by Hannah Peck.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 15:45:28 UTC ]
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Publishers cut ties with David Starkey after 'abhorrent' comments

HarperCollins says it will no longer publish books by historian David Starkey and is reviewing his backlist, describing his recent comments on slavery as “abhorrent”. Vintage and Hodder & Stoughton have also said they will not publish further books from him. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 13:56:37 UTC ]
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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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Andy Serkis records audiobook of The Hobbit for HarperCollins

HarperCollins is releasing an unabridged audiobook of J R R Tolkien's The Hobbit, read by Andy Serkis who starred as Gollum in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 17:52:05 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 29, 2020

A “marginalized people’s history of labor in the U.S.” goes to One Signal for six figures, HarperCollins takes on a book about Prince Harry and Prince William, Willie Nelson and his sister sell a memoir to Random House, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for debut from S&S's Pronovost

HarperCollins has triumphed in a heated six-publisher auction for the debut novel by Nita Prose, the pen name for vice president and editorial director at Simon & Schuster in Canada, Nita Pronovost. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 11:27:10 UTC ]
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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 02:30:13 UTC ]
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HarperCollins acquires two from Gill Sims

HarperCollins has acquired world all-language rights to two more books by Why Mummy Drinks author Gill Sims. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 11:16:00 UTC ]
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