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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US pays tribute to Seyfried after death, aged 36

Penguin Random House US has paid tribute to 36-year-old vice-president Erika Seyfried, who died over the weekend.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-30 18:31:43 UTC ]
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Gorman Book's Price Hike Startles Booksellers

Penguin Random House surprised booksellers yesterday with the announcement that Amanda Gorman's forthcoming volume 'Call Us What We Carry' would be double the anticipated length, and that the price will be raised by $5. PRH said it will “honor the original price for all customers who pre-ordered... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to require masks in US offices but UK policy differs

Penguin Random House will require staff to wear masks “at all times and in all areas, including inside offices” in the US, but the firm's UK employees will follow a different policy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 05:32:23 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: How Tesla engineers solved the problem of exploding EV batteries

Between CEO Elon Musk's often erratic antics, strident competition from existing industry titans, and a public that is still not fully sold on the idea of traveling via electrical charge, Tesla's road to prominence has not been a smooth one. But facing a federal investigation into its driver... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-08-21 15:00:52 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton to publish her first novel in 2022

The country music superstar has teamed up with the novelist James Patterson to write Run, Rose, Run, which will be published in MarchFirst globally successful entertainer, then heroic sponsor of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, and now novelist … Dolly Parton seems determined to prove that there... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-11 16:27:28 UTC ]
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New Amanda Gorman Book, 'Call Us What We Carry,' Set for December 7

Penguin Random House announced this morning that the upcoming collection of poetry by Amanda Gorman is now titled 'Call Us What We Carry.' It will be released on December 7, and will feature new works as well as her inauguration poem, 'The Hill We Climb.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The absurd coverage of the January 6 committee

In late May, over the Memorial Day weekend, the top story on NBC’s Meet the Press was a recent vote by Republican senators to kill the prospect of an independent, fully bipartisan commission to investigate the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. (Six Republicans backed the commission, but... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-26 12:44:33 UTC ]
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‘A terrifying precedent’: author describes struggle to publish British army history

Simon Akam says Penguin Random House cancelled his book about the British army, The Changing of the Guard, and demanded back his advance after he refused to let the MoD vet itIn the summer of 2015, journalist Simon Akam was thrilled when Penguin Random House (PRH) imprint William Heinemann won a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-23 13:00:54 UTC ]
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Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama are teaming up on a book.

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen and former President Barack Obama have written a book based on their podcast conversations, to be published globally by Penguin Random House in partnership with Higher Ground. The book chronicles, as Obama said in the book’s introduction, the men’s “shared... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-22 15:49:00 UTC ]
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The risible launch of ‘Britain’s Fox News’

Last week, Guto Harri, an anchor on GB News, in the United Kingdom, addressed a pressing news story: the racist abuse that Black English players faced following the final of the European soccer championships, which England lost, and the broader debate around the players’ practice of taking a... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-20 12:38:46 UTC ]
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Prince Harry to Write a Memoir

Penguin Random House said the book, tentatively coming in 2022, would be “an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-19 20:26:00 UTC ]
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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-19 18:37:55 UTC ]
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PRH to publish Prince Harry memoir

Penguin Random House has bought global rights to "a literary memoir" from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, "tentatively scheduled" for publication in late 2022, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 14:21:51 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices

The Penguin Random House US staff is told in a memo that vaccinations will be required in offices reopening in September. The post Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-13 15:41:49 UTC ]
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Engaging English

There’s a feeling of real energy and momentum to the Lit in Colour: Diversity in Literature in English Schools report released this week, from research conducted by Penguin Random House as part of the wider Lit in Colour campaign. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 02:17:46 UTC ]
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Lit in colour

This week we’ve published the findings of research conducted by Lit in Colour, a campaign run by Penguin Random House and The Runnymede Trust to make the teaching of English Literature more inclusive and representative of the myriad of different voices and narratives that make up Britain’s past... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 23:09:45 UTC ]
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Just 0.7% of GCSE English Lit students study writers of colour, PRH research shows

Research commissioned by Penguin Random House has revealed only 0.7% of English Literature GCSE students in England study a book by a writer of colour while only 7% study a book by a woman. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-28 22:57:04 UTC ]
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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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