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

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading will supposedly make you a better person. That’s not the real reason to pick up a book.

Sure, novels can encourage empathy and other virtues, but what they offer is more subtle, more complicated, more important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 15:00:00 UTC ]
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RWA President, Executive Director Resign as Publishers Drop Its Annual Conference

As of this morning, new RWA president Damon Suede has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. Executive director Carol Ritter has also offered her resignation. A number of publishers, including imprints from each of the Big Five, have all pulled support from the RWA's national... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Prize launched for university presses tackling global issues

A new prize has been launched to recognise the work university presses do in addressing issues of global importance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:50:08 UTC ]
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Dav Pilkey Is PW’s Person of the Year for 2019

Over the course of a wildly creative career, Dav Pilkey has written and drawn more than 60 books that have gotten millions of children excited about reading with their goofy, gross-out humor and genuine empathy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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I never considered myself an animal person. Books changed that.

On the 25th anniversary of a conservation milestone, a writer honors the authors who sparked his interest in gray wolves. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Michaels Resigns as Macmillan Learning CEO

With Ken Michaels' departure, Macmillan Learning general manager, Susan Winslow, will lead the company with the group’s senior leadership team. They will report to Macmillan CEO John Sargent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Nobel literature prize committee members resign

Two members of the external Nobel literature prize committee have quit – one over the choice of Peter Handke as this year's winner and the other over the slow pace of reforms since the sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 10:30:14 UTC ]
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Walliams smashes personal best as The Beast reigns again

David Walliams’ The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) has racked up record single-week sales for the author, selling 130,073 copies for £886,333 through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM in its first full week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 20:19:07 UTC ]
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New Edelweiss Tool Will Create Personalized Emails

Edelweiss360 is a bookstore-to-consumer marketing tool that will allow booksellers to create and send store-branded, personalized emails to customers based on individual purchase behavior and staff knowledge of customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette's Harington holds her farewell party

Publishing folk gathered en masse at the roof terrace at the Century Club in Soho last night for the retirement party of Hachette UK communications director Clare Harington. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 18:17:45 UTC ]
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Hachette gender pay gap report: 'moving in the right direction'

Hachette UK has reported on its gender pay gap for 2019, revealing it has made some progress in closing the gender data gap in its core publishing divisions after increasing the number of higher paid women in its upper echelons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 05:24:24 UTC ]
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Cartoon Network executive resigns in latest WarnerMedia exit

The Cartoon Network’s top executive has stepped down, joining the growing roster of former Time Warner executives departing the company following its takeover by AT&T Inc. Christina Miller, a... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-11-27 17:35:13 UTC ]
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'We are all more than our label'; Kit de Wall accepts FutureBook Person of the Year award

"We are all more than our labels", Kit de Waal has said, urging publishers to "take a leap of faith" and hire more diversely, on accepting her award as FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 08:48:24 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 07:31:44 UTC ]
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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

"When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 05:41:57 UTC ]
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Manchester presses welcome new Hachette office

Presses outside of the London bubble have welcomed Hachette UK's move to open a new office in Manchester as a step in the right direction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 01:56:32 UTC ]
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Hachette to open Manchester office

Hachette UK will open a new office in Manchester early next year, with Hachette Children’s Group leading the way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 20:15:39 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-08 17:15:09 UTC ]
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