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Florence Pan, Judge in DOJ v. PRH Case, Confirmed to U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C.

The United States Senate voted on Tuesday to elevate the judge overseeing the lawsuit that will decide the fate of the proposed merger of Penguin Random House with Simon & Schuster to the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, filling the seat that belonged... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 2, 2022

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Boynton Bookworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.`Boynton Bookworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-02 14:56:27 UTC ]
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What Five Years with a Predatory Vanity Press Taught Me About Art and Success

Every few months, I receive an email or phone call from someone who claims to work for a literary agency or publishing entity. In the lengthy messages variegated with bold-faced sentences, or voicemails in which the speaker mispronounces my maiden name, I’m promised six-figure book deals with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-22 08:52:55 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: "Ending Where We Started"

The opposing parties in the Department of Justice’s lawsuit aiming to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Simon & Schuster offered very different views of what a merger of the two would mean for authors and the industry in Friday’s closing arguments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Was the ‘It Book’ of Summer 75 Years Ago?

Laura Z. Hobson’s “Gentleman’s Agreement” was so popular that Simon & Schuster could barely keep up with demand. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-18 14:41:29 UTC ]
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Op-Ed: How an antitrust trial could reshape the books we read — and who writes them

The proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster could lead to fewer voices — including marginalized voices — being published. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-18 10:09:48 UTC ]
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Lit Agents Say S&S Acquisition Would be Bad for Business

A survey released by the Association of American Literary Agents has found that 87% of respondents oppose the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House, citing, among their chief concerns, that the deal would result in “less competition” for titles and “lower advances.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Publishing About Art or Commerce?

The antitrust trial to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has riveted the industry—and raised larger questions about the business of books. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2022-08-16 16:22:22 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Madeline McIntosh Details PRH's Publishing Process

As the Department of Justice’s case against the proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House entered its third week, the defense called PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh, plus merger and acquisition executives from ViacomCBS and PRH, to the stand to discuss why approval of the... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: Agents, Publishers Move Center Stage

As attorneys for Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster took their turn to defend PRH's purchase of S&S, William Morris Endeavor's Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, Gallery publisher Jennifer Bergstrom, and Norton's John Glusman found themselves in the witness chair. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Brian Murray Still Wants S&S at HarperCollins

HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray, testifying in the trial over whether the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster sale will go through, said he was “shocked” by the price PRH offered for S&S. Later in the day, the defense cross-examined the government's economic witness. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Don Weisberg, Government's Economist See Danger in PRH-S&S Merger

As the government's case against Penguin Random House's acquisition of Simon & Schuster winds down, Macmillan CEO Don Weisberg and government economist Nicholas Hill laid out reasons why they are concerned about the impact of the proposed merger. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2022-08-06 14:26:56 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Karp's Second Day of Testimony

Simon & Schuster Jonathan Karp was again the featured witness as PRH attorneys pressed their case that the merger of the two companies would be good for S&S's authors. Morrow's Liate Stehlik and Michael Jacobs of Abrams also took the witness stand. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-02 22:41:59 UTC ]
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Stephen King testifies against $2B Penguin merger

The deal between Penguin and Simon & Schuster would weaken competition and lower author pay, he said Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2022-08-02 19:08:55 UTC ]
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Britney Spears: (oops) the supply chain did it again.

As you all undoubtedly know, Britney Spears landed a $15 million book deal with Simon & Schuster earlier this year. Her untitled memoir is apparently already finished(!) and her team was vying for a January 2023 release date… until the paper shortage reared its ugly head, baby, one more... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-01 16:05:23 UTC ]
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The PRH-S&S Acquisition Case Goes to Court

The United States' Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020. The post The PRH-S&S Acquisition Case Goes to Court appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-01 13:55:05 UTC ]
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DOJ Trial to Block PRH/S&S Merger Begins; Evidence Dispute Looms

The government’s bid to block Penguin Random House’s acquisition of rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster gets underway today, with opening arguments before judge Florence Pan in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fantastical claims’ and Stephen King: Penguin Random House and DOJ face off for antitrust battle

In one of the biggest antitrust showdowns of President Biden’s tenure, the Justice Department is pulling out the big guns to stop a mega-publishing merger. The Justice Department’s ambitious bid to stop Penguin Random House from buying rival publisher Simon & Schuster has started taking on... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-07-25 16:10:21 UTC ]
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