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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Harvill Secker wins actor's parenthood thriller, Conception, at auction

Harvill Secker has won a "sharp" thriller about marriage, parenthood and obsession by debut author and actor C C MacDonald. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac wins 10-way auction for Raz's business guide

Pan Macmillan has won a 10-way auction to publish a book on the "entrepreneurial path", How I Built This, from business podcaster Guy Raz. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Frank Sambeth Out at Verlagsgruppe Random House, Thomas Rathnow In

Praising Frank Sambeth for 'his expertise in digital topics in particular,' Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohel names Thomas Rathnow as Verlagsgruppe Random House's new chief. The post Industry Notes: Frank Sambeth Out at Verlagsgruppe Random House, Thomas Rathnow In appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inception Announces Bookful, an AR Platform Licensing Penguin Random House Brands

Inception's Bookful app has the advantage of the beloved Beatrix Potter content and other Penguin Random House brands on which to base its first six digital books. The post Inception Announces Bookful, an AR Platform Licensing Penguin Random House Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: IPA Election Results; McIntosh Combines Crown and Random House

In organizational and corporate changes this month, the International Publishers Association's elections refresh committees while Penguin Random House US repositions Crown Publishing. The post Industry Notes: IPA Election Results; McIntosh Combines Crown and Random House appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Penguin Random House Merges Two of its Successful Publishing Lines

Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House, will oversee the merged publishing lines of Random House and the Crown Publishing Group. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US merges two major divisions, Random House and Crown

PRH US has combined two of its adult publishing divisions, Random House and Crown, under the leadership of Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House (pictured). Crown president and publisher Maya Mavjee will leave the company at the end of the year. David Drake, executive vice... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Random House and Crown Publishing Groups Merge

The Crown Publishing Group has joined the Random House Publishing Group in a newly-combined super group reporting to Gina Centrello, who has been named president and publisher. The imprints will retain their distinct editorial identities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins FBF's 'Three Women' after six-publisher auction

One of Frankfurt Book Fair’s most talked-about books, a "revelatory" eight-year investigation into women’s sex lives, has gone to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Opening Southeast Asian Operation Based in Singapore

What CEO Markus Dohle calls 'a natural extension and complement' to PRH's work in Southeast Asia, the new company will have a 50-title output at the start. The post Penguin Random House Opening Southeast Asian Operation Based in Singapore appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline wins four-way auction to publish Nicholls debut

Headline has won a four-way auction to publish scriptwriter Owen Nicholls' debut, a love story peppered with film references called Love, Unscripted. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House leads William Hill longlist

Penguin Random House (PRH) has four books on the longlist for this year’s William Hill Sports Book of the Year, which celebrates excellence in sports writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate wins auction for Monster debut

Canongate has won a debut novel inspired by Robinson Crusoe from Katie Hale, a Penguin Random House WriteNow mentee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantle wins seven-way auction for Healey

Mantle associate publisher Sam Humphreys has won a seven-way auction for a debut novel from short story writer Jane Healey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Changes Library E-book Lending Terms

Beginning October 1, 2018, PRH is moving from a perpetual access model (where libraries pay a higher price but retain access to the ebook forever) to a metered model (with lower prices on ebooks that expire after two years). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction to publish Zelda the cat's first book

Sphere is publishing the first book of London rescue cat Curious Zelda, whose startled look has attracted a following of more than 80,000 on Twitter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins Fox's 'important' military memoir in seven-way auction

Transworld has acquired a memoir by Jason Fox, an ex-special forces soldier and frontman of Channel 4’s hit show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in a seven-way auction. In his book, entitled Battle Scars, Fox will give an account of the operations that defined his military service and honestly discuss... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for Armfield short stories

Picador has won an auction to publish a short story collection about women, "the body and the bodily", from the White Review Short Story Prize-winning author Julia Armfield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze wins single mother's 'powerful' memoir in five-way auction

Trapeze has won the rights to publish Stephanie Land's memoir Maid next January following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury wins Wallman's How to Spend Time at auction

Stuffocation author James Wallman is moving to Ebury for his new book Time and How to Spend It: Seven Ways to Better Days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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