Book of Lists: Retirement plan payout boosted Mount Sinai CEO's pay above $12 million in 2017

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 17:08:10 UTC ]
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As Boycotts Mount, Macmillan CEO Defends Library E-book Embargo

On Monday, just days after the publisher's controversial embargo on new release e-books in libraries went into effect, Macmillan CEO John Sargent met with a group of state librarians, fleshing out his belief that new release e-books in libraries hurt the publisher's revenues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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12 books that CEOs think you should read in 2019

Consider adding these nonfiction titles on entrepreneurship and economics to your reading list. If you’re a founder or aspiring entrepreneur, perhaps you’re looking to round out your reading list for 2019 with a few inspiring business reads. We asked entrepreneurs to offer their book... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saudi Arabia pays UK firms millions to boost image

PR agency Freud’s, the Independent, Vice and Tony Blair Institute for Global Change among those with linksLondon has become a hub for global Saudi public relations and media influence campaigns, with British firms earning millions of pounds from efforts to improve the image of the kingdom and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell's Books CEO to Retire

Miriam Sontz, CEO of the indie Oregon bookstore chainlet, will step down in January 2019. Emily Powell, president and owner, and John Kingsbury, COO, will assume Sontz's responsibilities after her departure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List

In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors. The post 2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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T-Mobile CEO John Legere lists Manhattan penthouse for $22 million

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere wants to sell his New York penthouse for $22 million. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom apartment in Manhattan's Lincoln Square neighborhood has a view of Central Park and was originally owned by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, according to the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle's Full Remarks

The head of Penguin Random House explains his belief that the global book business is doing better today than at any point in the last 50 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: CEOs Share Views on Internationalization, Digital, and More

Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Guillaume Dervieux, CEO of Albin Michel Group, took the stage for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual “CEO Talk." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of June 12, 2017

A Swedish novel about an elderly woman generates a series of preempts; a German debut attracts the Americans and Brits, among others; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of June 12, 2017

Berkley signs British bestseller Clare Mackintosh for two more, one of the creators of the Pussyhat Project goes to Grand Central, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bonnier Publishing Plans $100 Million U.S. Book Division

Bonnier Publishing, the English-language book publishing division of Sweden’s Bonnier Group, has formed Bonnier Publishing USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple To Pay $450 Million In Settlement For Price Fixing E-Books

A federal appeals court stood by a 2013 decision that found the tech giant guilty of fixing ebook prices with publishers.Apple's last-ditch attempt to avoid paying $450 million to ebook buyers was just quashed, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in... Continue reading at Fast Company

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E-book price-fixing: three publishers agree to pay $69 million to consumers

Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster say they will pay consumers to settle claims they conspired to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

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How do you choose a book? Book lists by other writers are a great place to start

Critic Michael Dirda explores book compilations and how they can steer readers to great books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for January 12, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by AfterShock Comics`AfterShock... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Trade donates over one million books via Book Aid International

UK publishers and the book trade donated more than one million books to readers in 24 countries last year, according to charity Book Aid International.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

​A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has revealed at this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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12 Worthy Big Book Holders for Textbooks and Other Large Books

If you are in need of a book stand worthy of your large and heavy books, here are the big book holders of your dreams. Continue reading at Book Riot

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