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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 23:01:42 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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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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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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Bloomsbury wins five-way auction for 'modern masculinity manifesto'

Bloomsbury Continuum has won a five-way bidding war for a “manifesto for modern masculinity” by Book of Man founder Martin Robinson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 15:29:43 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Elaine Feeney's first novel at auction

Irish poet Elaine Feeney’s "dazzlingly inventive" debut novel As You Were will be published by Harvill Secker following an auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 15:33:42 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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Brontë Society wins auction to bring rare Charlotte Brontë book home

The Brontë Society in Haworth has won an auction to bring one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books' back home.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 12:51:15 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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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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Chatto & Windus wins Matt Rowland Hill memoir in eight-way auction

Chatto & Windus has triumphed in a hotly-contested eight-way auction to publish an "extraordinarily brave" memoir about faith, loss and addiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 09:08:05 UTC ]
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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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