'50 Shades' Success Yields $5,000 Bonuses at Random House

Employees at book publisher Random House are getting a little something extra in their fishnet Christmas stockings this year, a $5,000 bonus. The bonus, which will be the same for top editors as their secretaries, follows a particularly good year for the publishing house in... Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2012-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH US staff get $5,000 Fifty Shades bonus

  Random House US employees will all be receiving a $5,000 bonus this year due to the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House pledges £15,000 to diverse children's bookshop

Publisher says it hopes to help the #ReadtheOnePercent pop-up store in south London ‘smash its target’ of £30,000, which it is crowdfunding in order to become permanentPenguin Random House has pledged £15,000 to south London’s #ReadtheOnePercent bookshop, which only stocks children’s books with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Penguin Random House Merges Two of its Successful Publishing Lines

Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House, will oversee the merged publishing lines of Random House and the Crown Publishing Group. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Helen Chapman, Picture book designer, Penguin Random House UK

Describe your role My job title is picture book designer but people outside the industry always think that I must illustrate all the books! Unfortunately I’m not that talented (though I do a mean stick man) so I end up describing my job as being an editor for the illustrators. Working in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job In 5: Ania Duggan, Commissioning Editor- Audio, Penguin Random House Group UK

Describe your role I project manage the creation of our audiobooks by a wide range of fiction and non-fiction authors. This involves reading manuscripts and identifying books to record, acquiring audio rights if necessary, casting the right voices to bring stories to life and arranging... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After 4,000 miles and 5,000 book giveaways, Poetry to the People is back home.

On June 28, the Poetry to the People tour wrapped up its 4,000 mile round-trip journey from Brooklyn to New Orleans and back. It was exhausting and exhilarating. There’s nothing like putting a free book into the hands of someone who will obviously love it. The enthusiasm for story was palpable... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 14:50:37 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Merger: UK Reactions (And Melville House’s)

At The Bookseller, publishing insiders in the UK gave their advice to the upcoming management of the soon to be merged Penguin/Random House. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 12:09:24 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update

Penguin Random House, announces its withdrawal from New York City’s 2020 BookExpo and ReedPop’s associated public weekend, BookCon. The post Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-18 19:57:06 UTC ]
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Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Penguin Random House Pulls out of London Book Fair

The worldwide system of Penguin Random House, world's largest book publisher, has pulled out of London Book Fair amid the mounting COVID-19 outbreak. The post Coronavirus: Penguin Random House Pulls out of London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-03 16:18:52 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030

Penguin Random House anticipates a full transition to green energy by 2022, writes Markus Dohle, well ahead of some of the new Bertelsmann guidelines. The post Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 18:34:48 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann to take full control of Penguin Random House

Germany-based media and services company Bertelsmann says it will buy the 25% of publisher Penguin Random House that it doesn't already own for $675 million Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-12-18 11:47:31 UTC ]
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Ward becomes Random House US publisher

Andy Ward has been promoted to Random House US publisher effective immediately. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 15:04:10 UTC ]
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Ward, Desser Have New Roles at Random House

At Penguin Random House's flagship imprint, Andy Ward has been promoted to publisher, while Knopf's Robin Desser has been tapped as senior v-p and editor-in-chief. Ward is replacing Susan Kamil, who died, suddenly, last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-09 14:26:02 UTC ]
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Random House Publisher Susan Kamil Dies at 69

Susan Kamil, publisher of Random House and a veteran publishing executive whose career spanned more than 40 years, died on Sunday, September 8, from complications from lung cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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