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Pushkin Press sells North American rights to Penguin for How to be a Fascist

Pushkin Press has sold North American rights to Penguin Books US for How to be a Fascist by Italian author and politician Michela Murgia. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:52:42 UTC ]
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Tart steps up as publisher of Penguin Books US as Court retires

President and publisher of Penguin Books US Kathryn Court will retire later this year, PRH US has announced, with Brian Tart set to step up to the role in a series of staff changes.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 16:39:42 UTC ]
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Court to Retire, Tart Named to Head Penguin Books, Viking

Kathryn Court, president and publisher of Penguin Books, will retire at the end of the year after 42 years at the publishing house. She will be succeeded in January 2020 by Viking Books president Brian Tart, who will take on additional and concurrent responsibilities as president and publisher... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin rushes out Extinction Rebellion book after protests

Penguin Books is rushing out an anthology by environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion who brought parts of London to a standstill this month. This is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook, originally slated for release later in the year, will now be published on 3rd June. Editor... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The best of the rest - the British Podcast awards 2018

Rhianna Dhillon reveals the final nominees in this year’s British Podcast awards. With the winners announced on Saturday, sample shows from Russell Brand, Penguin Books and moreRhianna Dhillon reveals the final nominees before Saturday’s British Podcast awards, as chosen by a panel of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Mixes Art, Books for a Cause

Penguin Books and Classics step into the civic participation ring with a new event series benefitting nonprofits and hosted at a local art gallery. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former ABC managing director Brian Johns dies aged 79

Johns – also an adviser to Gough Whitlam and to Malcolm Fraser, political correspondent and head of Penguin books – remembered as a cultural leaderFormer ABC managing director Brian Johns has died of cancer aged 79.The outgoing managing director, Mark Scott, paid tribute to his predecessor,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to reissue The Rights of Man

Penguin Books is to reissue H G Wells’ The Rights of Man, with a new introduction by Ali Smith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrissey's first novel, List of the Lost, to be published in September

Fansite True to You announces that the book will be published by PenguinMorrissey may have had a troubled couple of years, with health issues forcing the cancellation of gigs, but as he pointed out on the Smiths’ third single, “the devil will find work for idle hands to do” – and in this case,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld's Gaminara to retire

Bantam Press publishing director Sally Gaminara is to retire this year. Gaminara’s publishing career has spanned nearly 40 years, and she joined Transworld’s Corgi imprint in 1987 from Penguin Books. She moved to the Doubleday team in 1989, where she published Prince Charles' book, A Vision of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Little Black Classics review – affordable snippets of great literature

From Homer to Balzac to Darwin to Dickens, these Penguin 80th birthday booklets are where publishing meets public serviceIt was quite overwhelming, to open the box containing all 80 of these booklets – one for each year in the life of Penguin Books. Each is around 60 pages long; each is an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The novelist’s art of the tweet is brought to book

It’s a long way from inception to completion, unless you’re artist and programmer Cory Arcangel, and your book is made up of other people’s tweets about writing a bookThe Inception Button should be used sparingly but when called for, it can be highly effective. Located at inception.davepedu.com,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Launches Cartoon Network Imprint

Penguin Books for Young Readers will launch a Cartoon Network imprint that will include books tied to existing and future Cartoon Network–owned shows and serve as a launchpad for new content. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon ebook pricing battle intensifies after 'Authors United' ad

Compares Hachette dispute to past paperback fears, but partially quoting George Orwell is a risky moveAmazon has hit back following an open letter from more than 900 authors criticising its licensing dispute with publisher Hachette, which was published as an ad in the New York Times.However, the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Job Moves: August 5, 2014

Louise Braverman has been named director of publicity for Penguin Books and Penguin Classics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Books' First to Read program will give readers sneak peeks

Through First to Read, members will have the chance to get advance reading copies of Penguin Books before they are published. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin buys into self-publishing

The parent company of Penguin Books, Pearson, has bought one of the biggest self-publishing companies, Author Solutions Inc (ASI). Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Sales Rise But Sees Lower Half-Year Profit

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), the publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and Penguin books, Friday produced a healthy rise in first-quarter revenue, but warned profit will be down in the first half of 2012 due to seasonal effects an ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sulkin to retire as Williams becomes Bodley head

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 08:40 Will Sulkin will be retiring from his role as publishing director of The Bodley Head in April 2012, with Stuart Williams, editorial director at Harvill Secker, to step into the position. Sulkin's retirement in 2012 will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Agents' Canter dies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 08:52 United Agents co-founder and children's agent Rosemary Canter died on Friday [11th March]. Canter began her publishing career as assistant fiction editor at Penguin Books in 1972, eventually working in children's book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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