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Jessica Chastain has optioned Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers for TV.

Deadline has reported that Jessica Chastain, through her cutely named production company Freckle Films, has beaten out several others to the TV rights to Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers. The School for Good Mothers, published this week by Simon & Schuster, is Chan’s debut novel;... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-05 16:49:39 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster file withering response to DOJ antitrust suit

Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are putting up a fight against federal efforts to scuttle their merger, alleging the government is wrong. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-12-13 21:40:35 UTC ]
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Publisher Pulls Alice Sebold's Memoir As 1981 Rape Conviction Is Overturned

Simon & Schuster said it was working with the author on how to revise her 1999 book "Lucky" after Anthony Broadwater was cleared of the assault it describes. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-12-01 22:20:50 UTC ]
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S&S seizes two more YA novels from TikTok sensation Silvera

Simon & Schuster has scooped two more "brilliant" YA novels from Adam Silvera, including a new book set in the same universe as his viral TikTok phenomenon They Both Die at The End (S&S).   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 18:53:33 UTC ]
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S&S promotes Jones to senior commissioning editor

Bethan Jones has been promoted to senior commissioning editor in adult fiction at Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 19:53:41 UTC ]
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Authors Guild doubles down on support of antitrust suit against publisher mega-merger

The Authors Guild likes what it sees in the federal antitrust suit aiming to block the $2 billion merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-05 22:15:11 UTC ]
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S&S Has Stellar Third Quarter

Despite working in something of a state of limbo caused by its pending purchase by Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster had a solid first half of 2021, and the good results carried into the third quarter, with sales rising 15% and profits jumping 66%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

The Department of Justice sues to block the acquisition of Simon and Schuster from Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 16:56:25 UTC ]
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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

Some tech analysts are a bit baffled by the move and, subsequently, the DOJ’s priorities. The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against publisher Penguin Random House that seeks to block its proposed merger with rival Simon & Schuster. It’s one of the Biden administration’s... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-11-02 14:35:22 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of S&S

The Department of Justice has sued to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, arguing that it "would result in substantial harm to authors." Lawyers for PRH said that they expect the case to go to trial sometime in 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Takes a New Recruiting Program Online

Simon & Schuster's Publishing Prologue program, which launched this summer, is aimed at reaching and recruiting young people interested in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Launches 'AuthorFest'

Simon & Schuster has announced a new series of virtual author events, AuthorFest. The first event will feature Bob Woodward and Robert Costa of the 'Washington Post,' who will discuss their new book, 'Peril.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle Promises Competitive Bidding Between PRH, S&S

In a Zoom chat with agents, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle said that, following the approval of PRH's purchase of Simon & Schuster, editors at the two houses will be able to bid for the same book—even if they are the only publishers interested in the title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S lands Woodward and Costa on the transition to Biden

Simon & Schuster has bagged Peril, the "spell-binding" analysis of the transition from President Trump to Biden by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-16 22:33:09 UTC ]
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Marysue Rucci to Head Eponymous Imprint at Scribner

Marysue Rucci, v-p and editor-in-chief at Simon & Schuster, will join Scribner as v-p, publisher, and editor-in-chief of the newly formed Marysue Rucci Books imprint on September 7. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Gains in Q2

Strong sales of adult books and another big gain in its international operations led to a “robust, healthy” second quarter at Simon & Schuster, company CEO Jonathan Karp told 'PW.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Publisher Says It Welcomes Conservative Writers Rejected Elsewhere

All Seasons Press, started by former executives from Simon & Schuster and Hachette, plans to publish books by the former Trump officials Mark Meadows and Peter Navarro. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-15 22:28:39 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Were Complicit in the Resurgence of White Supremacy and the Rise of Donald Trump

When Sean Spicer was given prime billing at BookExpo America and Milo Yiannopoulos tried to publish a book with Simon & Schuster, I churned out 40 pages of text about free speech, white supremacy, and independent bookstores over the next several months, returning to it now and then as a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:54:54 UTC ]
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S&S serves up Abbs' Language of Food

Simon & Schuster is to publish The Language of Food, a "remarkable" historical novel by Annabel Abbs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 11:49:18 UTC ]
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S&S Gets Solid Start to 2021

Sales and profits rose in the first quarter of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 at Simon & Schuster, led by double-digit gains in its international and audio divisions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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