Bob Kohn Appeals Penguin, Macmillan E-Book Settlements

The fight goes on: RoyaltyShare founder Bob Kohn has appealed final approval of the Macmillan and Penguin ebook settlements to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Books India pulps academic book on Hinduism in legal settlement

The Hindus: An Alternative History by Professor Wendy Doniger of the University of Chicago drew criticism from conservative Hindus and scholars for its orthodoxy and accuracyPenguin Books India has agreed to withdraw from sale all copies of a book that takes an unorthodox view of Hinduism, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department, Penguin Reach Settlement on E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department said today it had reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA), one of six companies it had accused of conspiring to raise prices of ebooks. The agreement, if approved by the court, would leave only two companies -- Apple and Macmillan -- facing the lawsuit, due to go to... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging ebooks, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin and Macmillan Deny e-Book Price Fixing

In response to a Justice Department lawsuit, the two book publishers denied any price fixing for ebooks and accuse Amazon of engaging in anticompetitive behavior. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-05-31 00:00:00 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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Hachette and Penguin Random House lead British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists

Hachette and Penguin Random House have earned 11 shortlistings each in the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year awards, with Pan Macmillan garnering three nods and Faber and HarperCollins both winning two nominations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin book picks up book prize

A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Books India pulls controversial book on Hinduism

Penguin Books India agreed to withdraw the book from circulation in India as well as destroy every copy of the book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry

International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The post World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-23 15:50:28 UTC ]
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Variations on Penguin Book Cover Mugs

All the variations you could ever want of those iconic orange and white Penguin book covers on your favorite medium: mugs. Duh! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-23 10:35:49 UTC ]
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Macmillan drops controversial US e-book library policy

Macmillan has abandoned its controversial lending policy on e-books for US libraries in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:44:27 UTC ]
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Penguin Life acquire ‘timely and important’ book about mental health in sport

Penguin Life will publish a "timely and important" book about mental health in sport by Gary Bloom titled Head in the Game.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 22:31:22 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability

Macmillan's John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted program amid the outbreak. The post Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-17 20:47:59 UTC ]
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Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

“There are times in life when differences should be put aside,” reads a brief memo from Macmillan CEO John Sargent addressed to librarians, authors, illustrators, and agents, revealing that Macmillan will "return to the library e-book pricing model that was in effect on October 31st, 2019." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lady Gaga signs with Macmillan for 'vital' children's book on kindness

Lady Gaga’s foundation has signed a global deal with Macmillan for a “vital” book of inspirational stories by young people and “notes of empowerment” from the singer herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 16:12:04 UTC ]
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Is Macmillan Reconsidering Its Library E-book Embargo?

Macmillan executives are seeking feedback on three new e-book licensing proposals from a select group of librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 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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Pan Macmillan pulls out of London Book Fair

Pan Macmillan has announced it is pulling out of the London Book Fair this year following concerns about coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 23:12:42 UTC ]
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New Jill Murphy picture book for Macmillan after 37 years

Macmillan Children’s Books is publishing its first new title in 37 years from writer and illustrator Jill Murphy this September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 04:50:08 UTC ]
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