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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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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 18:23:38 UTC ]
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WNDB Launches Black Creatives Fund

Operating under the Black Creatives Fund banner, We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs designed to get more books by Black writers published. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Karp outlines Simon & Schuster’s plans after succeeding Reidy as c.e.o.

Jonathan Karp, who took the helm at Simon & Schuster after the loss of its formidable former c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy, reveals how he intends to navigate the pandemic, a Penguin Random House takeover, and US politics Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 15:06:22 UTC ]
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PRH UK to publish four from inauguration poet Amanda Gorman

Penguin Random House UK is to publish four books from Amanda Gorman, the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history, including a special edition of “The Hill We Climb” which she read at Joe Biden's inauguration. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 03:19:06 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann gives Rabe five more years

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has extended Thomas Rabe’s contract as chairman and c.e.o. for another five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 01:01:48 UTC ]
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Random House Group Promotes Top Execs to New Roles

Penguin Random House has named David Drake, Scott Shannon, Kara Welsh, and Chris Jackson to new roles with expanded responsibilities, among others. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nolan Promoted to Publisher of Penguin Books

Patrick Nolan has been promoted to publisher of Penguin Books, among several other role changes at Penguin Random House imprint Viking Penguin. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH expresses confidence in industry's prospects on entering third lockdown

In an open letter published on the company's website, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has expressed confidence in the industry's prospects on entering a third lockdown, and revealed Penguin Random House UK is donating a further 15,000 more books to communities most affected by the coronavirus... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 10:23:48 UTC ]
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PRH Children's scoops 'explosive' YA debut from Alvarez

Penguin Random House Children’s Books has scooped Lies Like Wildfire, the “compulsive and explosive” debut YA novel from Jennifer Lynn Alvarez. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 03:46:12 UTC ]
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