Hachette's Emerson resigns due to 'personal issues'

Hachette UK’s c.o.o. Chris Emerson has resigned and left the company, it has been announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:15:51 UTC ]
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Emerson succeeds Young as chair of Hachette c.o.o board

Chris Emerson, chief operating officer of Hachette UK, is to replace David Young as chair of the Hachette Livre Chief Operating Officers’ Board. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Livre, including Hachette UK staff, will not attend LBF

No staff members from Hachette Livre will be attending London Book Fair, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 09:43:47 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires Hill's 'myth-busting and celebratory' guide to periods

Hachette Children’s Group has secured the rights to My Period: Find Your Flow and Feel Period Positive!, the "one-stop positive guide to getting your period" from author and journalist Milli Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk

Charles Wheelan's "We Came, We Saw, We Left" charts the Wheelan family's frantic global "gap year" — infections, iffy street food, tantrums and all. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.Cannes, contingent Cannes Lions announced its 2021 jury presidents—57% of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Brand safety is a social media issue - and it always will be

Our latest research confirms that the general public can tell the difference between an unsafe platform and a quality news publisher - so why can’t our industry? Continue reading at Media Week

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Union, PEN Issue Statements on Powell's Sale of Ngo Book

The labor union representing employees of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., said the decision to sell conservative author Andy Ngô book 'Unmasked' online was regrettable, but the store's decision "alone to make." PEN America said selling the book did not "equal endorsement" and supported the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Danielle Evans’s ‘The Office of Historical Corrections,’ the sorrows are personal but also deeply historical

The author of “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” delivers a magnificent, searing new story collection. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mian and Mitchell among 2021 Hachette Children's Novel Award judges

Children’s author Zanib Mian, Waterstones children’s category specialist Georgina Mitchell, literary agent Hellie Ogden and Hachette Children’s Group’s senior commissioning editor Tig Wallace are to judge the Hachette Children’s Novel Award in 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Read Harder: An SFF Anthology Edited by a Person of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an SFF anthology edited by a person of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vuori promoted in Hachette contracts restructure, as two depart

Hachette UK is restructuring its contracts department under the management of Anniina Vuori, who is newly promoted to director, while two divisional directors have left the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 16:36:04 UTC ]
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Anita Rani's 'deeply personal' memoir to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK will publish The Right Sort of Girl, a "deeply personal" coming-of-age memoir from broadcaster Anita Rani.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Dolly Parton, Songteller’ is a gold mine of little-seen photos and personal anecdotes

Parton, with collaborator Robert K. Oermann, has penned an excellent new memoir-slash-song-primer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BA boss Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year following bold pandemic steps

When Meryl Halls took over as managing director of the Booksellers Association in April 2018, she wondered what would define her time at the top of the trade body. “My predecessor Tim Godfray’s signature thing was keeping VAT off books, and he was very proud of that. I’ve had a bloody global... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 21:12:32 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

A round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bertelsmann acquiring S&S would be 'profound antitrust issue' for the trade, News Corp c.e.o. claims

News Corp c.e.o. Robert Thomson has said that it would be a "serious antitrust issue" for the industry if Bertelsmann were to acquire Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 09:05:23 UTC ]
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Untitled launches second issue of journal for under-represented writers

Under-represented writers’ platform Untitled has launched the second full issue of its global online journal Untitled: Voices, featuring work from 53 emerging writers from around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 16:23:12 UTC ]
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