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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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What Happens When a Publisher Becomes a Megapublisher?

The merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has the potential to touch every part of the industry, including how much authors get paid and how bookstores are run. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-25 10:00:22 UTC ]
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Hillary Clinton is . . . coming for Stacey Abrams’s literary crown?

As the age-old advice goes, “Write what you know.” For Hillary Clinton, apparently this means pivoting from writing dense memoirs about “hard choices” and nonfiction books about women’s empowerment to . . . political fan fiction thinly disguised as a legal thriller? Simon & Schuster has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 16:42:52 UTC ]
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Karp outlines Simon & Schuster’s plans after succeeding Reidy as c.e.o.

Jonathan Karp, who took the helm at Simon & Schuster after the loss of its formidable former c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy, reveals how he intends to navigate the pandemic, a Penguin Random House takeover, and US politics Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 15:06:22 UTC ]
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S&S lands T J Newman's flight thriller for seven-figure sum

Simon & Schuster is to publish Falling by T J Newman, after a two-book global deal secured for a seven-figure sum.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 11:43:12 UTC ]
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Of course Hunter Biden is publishing a memoir in April.

Today the Associated Press reported that Hunter Biden, son of famous memoirist Joe Biden, will publish a memoir of his own on April 6. The memoir will be published with Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Beautiful Things, acquired by Gallery Books in fall 2019, focuses on Biden’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-04 16:02:23 UTC ]
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Authors Guild calls for DoJ to block Bertelsmann's S&S purchase

The Authors Guild and other writers' groups in the US have written a letter to the Department of Justice to block Bertelsmann's takeover of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-01 03:48:32 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster cancels book

Simon & Schuster severed ties with senator after Capitol attackPublisher distributes titles by conservative imprint RegneryThe rightwing Missouri senator Josh Hawley has found a publisher for a book dropped by Simon & Schuster over his role in attempting to overturn the US election on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-18 16:02:10 UTC ]
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Amazon.com and 'Big Five' publishers accused of ebook price-fixing

Class action lawsuit filed in US claims the houses have colluded with the online giant to keep prices artificially highAmazon.com and the “Big Five” publishers – Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster – have been accused of colluding to fix ebook... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-15 13:04:33 UTC ]
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Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Cancels Senator Josh Hawley’s Contract

Simon & Schuster have cancelled Josh Hawley's book contract following Wednesday's attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-08 17:28:53 UTC ]
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Democracy under siege—and the press, too

On Wednesday afternoon, a mob of right-wing extremists and indignant livestreamers stormed the Capitol. Along their path, they left a note to the journalists who were covering the scene, a message that seemed a harrowing extension of a presidency marked by anti-press virulence: etched into a... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-01-08 13:30:11 UTC ]
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S&S US cancels book from US senator Josh Hawley

Simon & Schuster US has cancelled its forthcoming book from US senator Josh Hawley, following criticism of his actions in relation to the attack on the Capitol Hill building this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 08:17:19 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley: publisher cancels book in wake of Capitol attack

Simon & Schuster says it ‘cannot support senator after his role in what became a dangerous threat to our democracy and freedom’Publishers have cancelled a planned book by Senator Josh Hawley, who objected to Joe Biden’s presidential election win and backed baseless claims that the vote was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-08 05:50:17 UTC ]
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S&S Cancels Publication Plans for Book by Sen. Josh Hawley

Simon & Schuster has canceled its planned June publication of 'The Tyranny of Big Tech' by Sen. Josh Hawley, one of the main drivers in the Republican effort to challenge the Electoral College results that led to the attack on the Capitol on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Commentary: The latest publishing mega-merger might kill off small presses — and literary diversity

The planned merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster may be global but it's bad for books both foreign and domestic. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-12-04 19:25:12 UTC ]
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S&S pre-empts John Stonehouse biography

Simon & Schuster is to publish a biography of former Labour minister John Stonehouse, who faked his own death in 1974. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 23:08:09 UTC ]
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Stephanie Purcell joins Bloomsbury

Stephanie Purcell, group rights director at Simon & Schuster, has been appointed group rights director at Bloomsbury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 19:54:32 UTC ]
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News Corp CEO Sees Antitrust Concerns in PRH Buy of S&S

Robert Thomson, CEO of HarperCollins parent company News Corp, said during the company's annual meeting that a purchase of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House "will clearly be a serious antitrust issue." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Insights Emerge Into Bidders for Simon & Schuster

The chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process. The post New Insights Emerge Into Bidders for Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-17 19:13:31 UTC ]
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