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Jason Epstein, Legendary Editor and Book Biz Innovator, Dies at 93

The longtime Random House editor, who combined a deep passion for books with a shrewd business mind and, as a result, made multiple major contributions to 20th Century literary and publishing history, died on February 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray and Hodder celebrate 400 years of publishing

Four hundred years of publishing history was toasted last night at the combined John Murray 250th and Hodder & Stoughton 150th anniversary party. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre poaches Wilbur Smith in eight-figure deal

Bonnier Zaffre has poached author Wilbur Smith from HarperCollins in an eight-figure sterling deal, described as "one of the biggest in publishing history" by Bonnier Publishing group chief executive Richard Johnson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman's UK sales top 100,000 in one day

Harper Lee’s ‘parent novel’ to To Kill a Mockingbird sets tills ringing despite ambivalent receptionDespite the widespread doubts over the decision to publish Go Set A Watchman, and despite the cries of horror that went up around the world over the weekend as readers discovered that the godlike... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter secrets to be revealed by new JK Rowling bibliography

Recording the author’s weariness with revisions, and hugger mugger meetings over manuscripts, new book collects ‘definitive’ behind-the-scenes storiesThe door to the chamber of secrets has opened a crack, as a bibliography of JK Rowling’s work reveals insider details about the publication of her... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Amazon-Hachette Dispute is Over. Now What?

Amazon and Hachette Book Group reached an agreement on Thursday, ending one of the longest (and most widely covered) negotiations of sales terms in publishing history. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Perfect Secret Post-Soviet Graphic Novel

Jihad, a Ukrainian graphic novel with a wild and unlikely publishing history, is, says Daniel Kalder, "the perfect secret post-Soviet graphic novel." Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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