Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing, more than 50 years old, is one of the United States' largest independent publishers with a focus in nonfiction. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-16 21:05:46 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group to acquire Workman Publishing for $240m

Hachette Book Group has announced that it is to acquire Workman Publishing, an independent publisher in the US, for $240m (£174m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 21:02:19 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group's Acquisition Spree Continues

The purchase of Workman is the publisher’s sixth acquisition in eight years—and its biggest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon escalates standoff with publisher Hachette Book Group

If you're hoping to pre-order books by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Hachette Book Group authors, you'll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hachette Book Group Plans Return to Offices Starting in Late April

Hachette Book Group employees will begin their return to working from company offices this April, CEO Michael Pietsch has announced to staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In London, Hachette UK Announces Its Acquisition of Paperblanks

Hachette UK has acquired the Canadian- and Irish-based stationery company Paperblanks, with Graham Conway to be its CEO. The post In London, Hachette UK Announces Its Acquisition of Paperblanks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September

The North American division of Hachette outlines its program of optional and mandatory in-office work for staffers, with dates for reopenings. The post Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing

The German digital book distributor has an autumn target for its NFT platform for the book publishing sector. The post Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint

Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher's carbon footprint. The post Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Zando Announces Its First Book Acquisition

Zando, launched by former Crown publisher Molly Stern six months ago, announced its first acquisition, a reference guide written by a prominent psychiatrist affiliated with the National Association on Mental Illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publish with Passion and Purpose at Radius Book Group

Founded five years ago as a home for entrepreneurial authors, Radius Book Group has published dozens of successful nonfiction books. (Sponsored.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Verso Books just announced a union—and they have advice for other publishing workers.

There’s a new union on the block: Verso Books announced today that its staff has organized to join the Washington-Baltimore News Guild (WBNG), a unit of the NewsGuild and the Communications Workers of America. Management voluntarily recognized the union last week, according to a statement from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Announcing the 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards! Grand Prize               Steel Hand, Cold Heart by Rachel Menard (rachelmenard.com) Fantasy First Place Willow of Ashes by Ellie Raine  (ellieraine.com)   Honorable Mentions Fog & Mist: The Canens Chronicles,... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Hachette Children's Group to publish graphic novel tackling climate crisis

Hodder Children’s Books will publish second graphic novel by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano following the success of Illegal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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