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The Pandemic Still Made Its Presence Felt in Publishing in 2022

Fluctuating return-to-work policies, supply chain issues, and shifts in consumer spending were some of the ongoing issues publishing faced in 2022. And then there was the fallout from the decision by Judge Florence Pan that blocked Penguin Random House's purchase of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Florence Pan

In September, Florence Pan was confirmed as the newest judge on the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. But before she could assume that new position, she became known in publishing circles as the judge who presided over the U.S. v. Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGAA... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle Steps Down

The chief executive of the largest publisher in the U.S., Penguin Random House, has stepped down. Markus Dohle oversaw the attempted acquisition of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-09 14:47:10 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: November 29, 2022

Nick Fuller Googins makes the case for selling Simon & Schuster to… the employees of Simon & Schuster. | Lit Hub The 23 best old books we read (or reread) in 2022. | Lit Hub Reading Lists Read a new translation of “The Caucasus” by Ukrainian poet-hero Taras Shevchenko: “The bones / Of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-29 11:30:48 UTC ]
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In Praise of the Worker-Owned Company (OR: What to Do About Simon and Schuster)

Well, Simon & Schuster is not going to be sold, for now. A federal judge ruled in October that Penguin Random House couldn’t buy the publisher, and since then, Simon & Schuster’s parent company has decided against mounting an appeal. That said, the future of America’s third-largest... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-29 09:53:56 UTC ]
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What’s Next for Simon & Schuster?

Paramount is likely to seek a new home for the publisher after it terminated the sales agreement with Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Paramount pulls offer to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House

After a judge blocked the sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, S&S parent company Paramount pulls its sale offer and declines to appeal. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-21 22:50:02 UTC ]
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Paramount scraps $2.2bn sale of Simon & Schuster publishing to Penguin

Penguin owner Bertelsmann will not appeal US judge’s ruling that merger would be illegal because it would hit authors’ payPenguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, and rival Simon & Schuster have scrapped a $2.2bn deal to merge, Penguin’s owner said in a statement on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-21 22:41:38 UTC ]
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The Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Is Dead in the Water

S&S has decided not to extend the deal's deadline, which prevents PRH from appealing the court's decision to block the merger. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-21 14:58:02 UTC ]
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PRH, S&S Deal Likely Dead

With the purchase agreement between Paramount and Penguin Random House set to expire, reports from multiple media sources say that Simon & Schuster's parent company will let the deadline lapse, thereby killing the deal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House Deal on the Verge of Collapse

Penguin Random House’s agreement to buy Simon & Schuster is set to fall through. Simon & Schuster’s parent company decided not to extend it after a judge blocked the purchase. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 02:56:51 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-04 18:25:28 UTC ]
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A Merger Between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity

The uncertainty comes at a time when publishing is facing slumping sales after a pandemic boom, and fears of recession. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 22:14:42 UTC ]
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Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-01 16:06:02 UTC ]
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Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition

In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. The post Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-01 02:36:58 UTC ]
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Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster

Biden administration receives a clear victory, with the judge ruling the blockbuster merger would diminish competition in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-01 00:51:06 UTC ]
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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger

Justice department argued the melding of the publishing house with Simon & Schuster would harm competition and authors’ payA US judge has blocked the $2.2bn planned merger of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, with rival Simon & Schuster.Judge Florence Pan of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-01 00:30:18 UTC ]
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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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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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Book Deals: Week of August 22, 2022

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu sells an autobiography to Simon & Schuster, Gallery Books takes a memoir by ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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