Disney CEO Bob Iger gets a book deal

Bob Iger, whose tenure as chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co. has been marked by a string of high-profile acquisitions, will write a book about leadership for Random House, the publisher announced Monday. In a news release, Random House said Iger's book will explore "the ideas, values,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of Maryland Medical System CEO resigns amid controversy over Pugh book deal, no-bid contracts

Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, his long tenure at the hospital network ending amid the controversy surrounding accusations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting. “Today the Board of Directors and I received and accepted Mr.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney c.e.o Robert Iger's management book to Transworld

Transworld has acquired Robert Iger’s untitled book on leadership and management, which explores the ideas, values, and growth strategies he has developed in his 11 years as c.e.o. of media company Disney, for publication in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

Indie digital publisher Hera Books has signed women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book deal's the steal of the century; 4000 pirated books

An Australian group-buying site owned by Microsoft and Nine sold ebook readers bundled with a treasure trove of thousands of pirated books including the full Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Book Deals: Week of January 24, 2022

Penguin Press buys a new novel from Celeste Ng, William Barr sells a memoir to Morrow, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa pre-empts Yi's 'funny and bonkers' debut in two-book deal

Europa Editions UK has acquired Esther Yi's "incredible" debut novel Y/N in a two book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 12:54:14 UTC ]
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Atlantic bags 'gorgeous' debut from Grudova in two-book deal

Atlantic Books has acquired Camilla Grudova's Children of Paradise, a "stunning" debut novel exploring the lives of cinema workers and sex. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 06:20:25 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks, Ebony Ink Deal for Adult Books

Sourcebooks has reached an agreement with Ebony Magazine Publishing to create a list of Ebony-branded adult books. The first books in the list will be released this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for January 17, 2022

Today’s edition of SFF Daily Deals is sponsored by the audiobook Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves.`the audiobook Cold the Night, Fast the... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Deals: Week of January 17, 2022

Grand Central buys a memoir from members of the U.K.’s first all-female rock group, Amy Fusselman sells a novel to Mariner, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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