'Assurances' for booksellers in wake of PRH e-lending trial

The book trade must "work together" to navigate potential disadvantages of ebook lending, the chief executive of the Booksellers Association, Tim Godfray, has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Covid-19 crowdfunder backed by PRH and BA

A crowdfunder set up by the trade to raise money for booksellers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic has increased its target to £100,000 after Penguin Random House and the Booksellers Association pledged support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 19:31:47 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH to maintain 'very cost and cash-conscious approach' in wake of pandemic

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has warned staff the publisher may need to tighten its belt in its approach to publishing facing "the difficult times ahead". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:28:40 UTC ]
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Johnston swaps PRH Ireland for Maldives to become bookseller

PRH Ireland press officer Aimée Johnston has flown out to the Maldives for a three-month stint at the world’s most remote bookshop.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: E-lending panel needs booksellers

The launch of a government review into ebook lending in public libraries has been met with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español

Headquartered in Miami, Penguin Random House Español dedicates more than 20 employees to PRH's Spanish-language content. The post Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-09 16:41:37 UTC ]
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Booksellers! Apply for an International Bookselling Fellowship

Bookselling Without Borders is a global partnership of independent publishers that supports travel to international book fairs and residencies for booksellers. It is currently accepting applications for 2020 fellowships. BWB connects booksellers to the international book community through... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:46:49 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama memoir hits charts top spot, PRH says 147,000 sold

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 12:37:14 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 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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'NYT' Says HC, PRH Top Contenders to Buy S&S

Saying that private equity firms had dropped out of the bidding, the 'New York Times' reported this morning that the country's first and second largest trade publishers—Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, respectively—were now the favorites to acquire Simon & Schuster, the country's... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH's Obama UK media campaign kicks off this weekend

With Barack Obama's memoir out from Viking on Tuesday (17th November), PRH's UK media campaign will kick off this weekend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 00:35:10 UTC ]
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Alison Rich Takes Reins on PRH's Author Brand Development

Alison Rich has been named to the newly created role of senior v-p of author development at Penguin Random House, and is charged with growing authors' platforms in ways that may be tangential to the business of marketing their books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Creates New U.S. Spanish-language Division

Penguin Random House has formed Penguin Random House Español, a new Spanish-language publishing division, consolidating the resources of Vintage Español and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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