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Crossey leaves PRH for Little, Brown

Little, Brown has appointed Matthew Crossey from Penguin Random House as head of lifestyle non-fiction campaigns. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-22 00:37:51 UTC ]
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Dohle optimistic about publishing's future and insists S&S acquisition 'pro-competitive'

Penguin Random House worldwide chief executive Markus Dohle says he is "optimistic" about the future of the publishing industry, claiming "it's the best time in this business since Gutenberg invented the printing press". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 11:07:03 UTC ]
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Trade wary of audio monopoly after buyouts as Dohle warns on streaming

Penguin Random House chief Markus Dohle has said the publisher is sceptical of streaming platforms as a viable method to distribute audiobooks, following recent buyouts by audio firms. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-19 18:47:42 UTC ]
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PRH Children's signs Wilson's 'heart-breaking' YA novel about teen pregnancy

Penguin Random House Children’s has scooped Baby Love, Jacqueline Wilson's "moving" YA novel about teen pregnancy, family trouble and unlikely friendships. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-18 08:07:12 UTC ]
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PRH re-records Pratchett's Discworld series with Nighy and Serkis

Penguin Random House (PRH) is re-recording all 40 audiobooks from Sir Terry Pratchett’s bestselling Discworld series, with an all-star cast of acting talent including Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis and Sian Clifford.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-16 06:33:33 UTC ]
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PRH launches global campaign marking 120 years of Peter Rabbit

Penguin Random House Children's is to launch a programme of commemorative publishing next year, in celebration of the 120th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 17:06:39 UTC ]
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The disability pay gap

Last month, Penguin Random House released their disability pay gap report along with statistics for sexual orientation and socio-economic background. Whilst the publication of the report was positive, with PRH being the first publishing house to include disability in their reporting, the pay gap... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-06 09:01:13 UTC ]
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PRH launches commissioning editor traineeship Next Editors

Penguin Random House (PRH) is launching a new positive action traineeship to offer talented people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds the opportunity to develop the skills and expertise required for a role as a commissioning editor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-06 01:30:04 UTC ]
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Authors Guild doubles down on support of antitrust suit against publisher mega-merger

The Authors Guild likes what it sees in the federal antitrust suit aiming to block the $2 billion merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-05 22:15:11 UTC ]
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Knopf's Bogaards to Retire at Year's End

Paul Bogaards, one of the industry's more outspoken personalities, who helped promote many of Knopf’s best known and most successful authors, will retire at the end of the year after 32 years at the Penguin Random House imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

The Biden administration’s rejection of the proposed $2.18 billion publishing merger reflects a changing atmosphere in Washington toward consolidation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-02 21:41:37 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

The Department of Justice sues to block the acquisition of Simon and Schuster from Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 16:56:25 UTC ]
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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

Some tech analysts are a bit baffled by the move and, subsequently, the DOJ’s priorities. The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against publisher Penguin Random House that seeks to block its proposed merger with rival Simon & Schuster. It’s one of the Biden administration’s... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-11-02 14:35:22 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of S&S

The Department of Justice has sued to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, arguing that it "would result in substantial harm to authors." Lawyers for PRH said that they expect the case to go to trial sometime in 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Awards shortlists revealed

The shortlists for the 2021 FutureBook Awards have been revealed, featuring the likes of BookBar, the Feminist Book Box, Bad Form Review and the Working Class Writers’ Festival as well as a strong showing for Penguin Random House across various categories.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 02:31:37 UTC ]
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PRH chief executive Dohle joins FutureBook line-up

Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle is to be interviewed at FutureBook 21, The Bookseller's publishing conference, as part of an expansive programme of talks and panels that will take place on 19th November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 10:46:52 UTC ]
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Sprei joins Penguin Ventures as commercial director

Penguin Random House Children’s has appointed David Sprei to the new role of commercial director for Penguin Ventures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 17:43:56 UTC ]
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Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO

A major move for women in leadership in the English-language book publishing markets, Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London. The post Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-30 13:15:15 UTC ]
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PRH Offers No Minimum, Two-Day Shipping for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House is offering enhanced two-day shipping for independent booksellers starting October 1 and running through March 1, 2022. The company is waiving the minimum-retail-value requirement for orders. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘I have these stories to tell’: the authors trying to diversify children’s books

Schemes provide mentors and funding to help aspiring writers on low incomes enter market dominated by white celebritiesA programme that aims to tackle the lack of diversity in children’s books has been launched after its founder said the practice of richer authors paying for support to get... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-26 06:15:04 UTC ]
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