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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Fourth Estate wins Sarah Aspinall memoir at auction

Fourth Estate will publish film director and documentary maker Sarah Aspinall’s memoir, following an auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 16:28:03 UTC ]
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Century triumphs in 14-way auction for memoirs of Anti-Social Behaviour Officer

Century has snapped up the "wickedly-funny and heartbreaking" memoirs of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer following a major 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 22:25:39 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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Scholastic wins 'heated' auction for middle-grade debut

Scholastic has won a "heated" auction for a middle-grade debut about an 11-year-old with a stammer who wants to become a stand-up comedian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 12:33:54 UTC ]
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Ebury wins Robyn Wilder's 'deeply moving' memoir at four-way auction

Ebury has won a four-way bidding war to publish journalist Robyn Wilder’s “funny, frank and deeply moving” memoir, Reasons to be Fearful. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 07:15:43 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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Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent Nelle Andrew of PFD, for a "significant" six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 20:54:25 UTC ]
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Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres

Hoping 'it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,' the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana. The post Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-31 01:20:33 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins auction for Samantha Walton's 'nature cure' book

Bloomsbury has won an auction for academic Samantha Walton’s exploration of the "long cultural legacy of the ‘nature cure’". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 23:59:19 UTC ]
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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe signs book deal with Penguin Random House

Outspoken soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will offer her takes on sports and current events in a new book for the Penguin Press. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-25 19:10:34 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s Renew ‘Feeding Reading’ Promotion

Having distributed more than 400,000 children's books last year, the PRH-Kellogg's partnership, Feeding Reading, is back this year with 125 titles on offer. The post Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s Renew ‘Feeding Reading’ Promotion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-25 05:30:50 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House India in Promotional Partnership With Wattpad

In its arrangement with PRH India, Canada’s Wattpad will introduce some of the publisher’s writers to Wattpad readers, rather than generating content from the platform. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Introducing Indian Writers to Wattpad Users eeping up its brisk rate of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 15:35:12 UTC ]
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Scribner wins four-way auction for South Korean 'sensation'

Scribner has landed Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by South Korean novelist Cho Nam-Joo following a four-way bidding war. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 20:50:56 UTC ]
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F+W Media Reveals Winning Bidders at Bankruptcy Auction

Special interest magazine publisher F+W Media is due back in Delaware bankruptcy court Monday afternoon, where the company is expected to present the winning bidders emerging from an auction of its remaining media assets, the latest step in a process that began when the company filed for... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-17 16:16:56 UTC ]
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How Google is rewriting the rules of ad auctions

Google is moving to a simpler online advertising model called “unified auctions,” but its adoption will be anything but simple for the publishers who rely on the internet giant’s technology to manage their ad inventory. In the coming months, Google is aiming to level the playing field for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House in ‘Collaborative Partnership’

Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House's 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach. The post Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House in ‘Collaborative Partnership’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-23 01:30:12 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Sweet Summer Reads, Courtesy of Penguin Random House Adult Library Marketing

On Thursday, May 30, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., join Penguin Random House in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for a meet and greet with some of the publishers' hottest authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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