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PRH signs audio rights to Barker catalogue

Penguin Random House has acquired the audio rights for Pat Barker's catalogue, commissioning new readings by a star cast including include Simon Russell Beale (pictured).   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 02:15:03 UTC ]
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PRH and Waterstones resolve dispute and return to 'business as usual'

Penguin Random House and Waterstones say they have returned to “business as usual” following a dispute that saw the bookseller limit the visibility of PRH titles in its stores. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-04 12:14:36 UTC ]
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Retired PRH Fulfillment Exec Phyllis Mandel Dies at 75

Phyllis Mandel, retired senior v-p of fulfillment at Bantam, BDD, and Penguin Random House distribution facilities, died on May 20 in Cape Cod—the day after her 75th birthday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian authors speak out over plan to reissue Narendra Modi exam book

Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy attack Penguin Random House India for putting out book by a prime minister they say has mishandled Covid and persecuted writersLeading Indian authors Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy have spoken out against Penguin Random House India’s decision to publish and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-20 12:53:37 UTC ]
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex writes debut children's book for PRH

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has written a children's book for Penguin Random House called The Bench, about the “special bond between father and son as seen through a mother’s eyes”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 02:52:11 UTC ]
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PRH to Be 'Remote-Friendly' Company

Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh said the publisher hopes to begin bringing more people back to physical offices in September, but stressed that the company's guiding principle on the future of work is to be a "remote-friendly company." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Parker to Retire, Childs Promoted in 'Major' Restructuring of PRH Library Team

Penguin Random House senior v-p Skip Dye said the move to unify the publisher's library sales and library marketing groups will foster "even more mutually advantageous and enjoyable relationships with our libraries and librarians nationwide." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH expands traineeship scheme for talent from under-represented groups

Penguin Random House has opened applications for The Scheme 2021, its traineeship to find talent from under-represented groups in publishing, and extended it into sales and publicity alongside editorial. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 21:12:47 UTC ]
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PRH US realigns international sales and marketing teams

Penguin Random House US has restructured its international sales team with a string of promotions and two departures.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 08:55:38 UTC ]
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Doubleday Expands into Wellness and Self-Help

The Doubleday division of Penguin Random House is expanding its nonfiction list to include wellness and self-help titles. The first titles are expected to be published in 2023. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report

'Globally, people turned to books' in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year. The post PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-30 15:54:57 UTC ]
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PRH Worldwide Revenue Hit $4.4 Billion in 2020

Driven by strong sales in the U.S. in 2020, revenue at Penguin Random House increased 4.6% over 2019, while profits jumped 23%. The U.S. accounted for 58% of worldwide sales, up from 56% in 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins will acquire the trade division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $349 million.

Only three months after the high-profile merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, The New York Times reported earlier this morning that HarperCollins, one of publishing’s “Big Five,” will acquire Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books and Media—Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-29 14:25:08 UTC ]
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PRH Starts Extended Payment Plan for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House will allow independent bookstores in the United States to take an additional month to pay their invoices to the publisher, the company announced on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CMA launches merger investigation into PRH and S&S deal

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a merger investigation into Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann's acquisition of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-21 18:05:27 UTC ]
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Lolita, Fashion Icon

From LOLITA IN THE AFTERLIFE, edited by Jenny Minton Quigley. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books, an imprint of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Essay copyright © 2021 by Robin Givhan. Compilation copyright © 2021 by Jenny Minton Quigley. The... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-03-17 11:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Audio Debuts Voiceover Casting Platform, Ahab

Penguin Random House Audio has launched Ahab, a global online casting platform for voiceover actors in any business. The platform was originally developed as an internal tool for PRH's audiobook producers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH authors including Dawkins and Mackesy share reasons for hope

Penguin Random House UK is publishing a series of essays from its authors, including Richard Dawkins and Charlie Mackesy, offering reasons to feel hopeful about the months and years ahead. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 14:00:07 UTC ]
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What Happens When a Publisher Becomes a Megapublisher?

The merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has the potential to touch every part of the industry, including how much authors get paid and how bookstores are run. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-25 10:00:22 UTC ]
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A new Amor Towles novel is hitting shelves this October.

Literary pivot alert! Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly announced we’re getting a new novel from A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility author Amor Towles, out from Penguin Random House on October 5. Towles told EW that he “likes to mix it up,” and he has; while his previous novels centered... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-18 17:03:11 UTC ]
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