Century wins auction for Random House veteran's grammar rules

A 36-hour “flash” auction has seen Century buy a grammar guide by Benjamin Dreyer, long-time Random House copy chief and editor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Penguin Life wins five-way auction for The Modern House

Penguin Life has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish The Modern House by design writers and entrepreneurs Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 17:45:16 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction

Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer's Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13. The post Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 16:05:51 UTC ]
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Hay House UK wins Bernstein's self-help book after five-way auction

Hay House UK has won the rights to publish Gabrielle Bernstein’s new book The Judgement Detox after a “heated” five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Rules the Children's Book Market

The publisher has a 20-point lead in market share over its closest competitor, HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Century-old publishing house goes to auction

The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies" instructional book series. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Penguin Random House aims to bookend Amazon's rule

Almost overnight, the New York book publishing landscape got a lot smaller—or bigger, if you happen to work for Random House or Penguin, which last week became the publishing industry behemoth Penguin Random House. With more than 10,000 employees, the new global publisher will control 25% of the... Continue reading at Crains New York

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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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Hodder wins Spanish bestseller about birth of books in seven-way auction

Hodder & Stoughton has won a seven-way auction to acquire rights to Infinity in a Reed, an account of the invention of books in the ancient world by classicist Irene Vallejo.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 12:33:34 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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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 09:22:48 UTC ]
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W&N wins Sweeney's 'beguiling' short story collection at auction

W&N is publishing Irish author Cathy Sweeney's debut collection of short stories, described as a "look at the world from a lopsided perspective", following a "heated" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 07:58:19 UTC ]
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Ruling the roost: Chicken House co-founders toast 20 years in business

The maverick, ‘free-range’ kids’ list has been behind a number of breakout authors and series since its inception in 2000—and has no plans to alter its approach any time soon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Bloomsbury wins Imogen Crimp's debut novel in four-way auction

Bloomsbury Publishing has won Imogen Crimp’s debut novel, The High Notes, in a four-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 18:04:44 UTC ]
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W&N triumphs in three-way auction to win Tiffany McDaniel 'masterpiece'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson editorial director Federico Andornino has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in Tiffany McDaniel’s Betty. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:17:27 UTC ]
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The Bodley Head wins six-way auction for Foulkes' corrective on mental illness

The Bodley Head is to publish Lucy Foulkes’ corrective on mental illness after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 23:10:14 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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HarperNonFiction wins six-way auction for ex-prison governor's memoir

HarperNonFiction has won a six-way auction for the "unflinching" memoir of Vanessa Frake, the former governor of one of Britain’s most notorious prisons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 05:40:46 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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