Harlequin Mondadori bought out to create HarperCollins Italia

HarperCollins has continued the expansion of its Global Publishing Program with the creation of HarperCollins Italia. Harlequin Mondadori, which has operated in Italy for 34 years and was formerly a joint venture with Harlequin Enterprises and Mondadori Libri, will now be fully owned by HarperCollins after it bought Monadadori's 50% share in the company. The Italian press has reported that HarperCollins paid €6.7m for the buyout.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On creating a board game that is also a work of literature.

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Harper Design Closed Among More Layoffs at HarperCollins

As part of a plan to cut 5% of its North American workforce force by June 30, HarperCollins has closed its Harper Design imprint this week, among other layoffs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Linda Reynolds reaches settlement with journalist Aaron Patrick and HarperCollins after suing for defamation

Exclusive: former minister was seeking damages over book she alleged made defamatory statements about her response to Brittany Higgins’ allegations of rapeFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastLinda... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Google Drive now caps the number of files you can create

You might not want to use Google Drive for large system backups or other many-file transfers. Ars Technica has learned Google quietly instituted a user "creation limit" of 5 million files sometime in February. As Reddit user ra13 discovered, personal (Google One) and business (Google Workspace)... Continue reading at Engadget

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HarperCollins, Elf on the Shelf Sign Deal for a Dozen Books

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Hachette, HarperCollins Offer Voluntary Severance

Hachette Book Group and HarperCollins are both offering voluntary severance packages to some of their employees. The decisions come as publishers confront a difficult retail environment and rising costs associated with inflation and other economic factors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Debut Novel Creates a World From Pages Taken From the Past

When Alice Winn stumbled on the archives of her British boarding school’s newspaper, she discovered a world, only to see it “destroyed and dismantled” during World War I. She brought it back in her novel, “In Memoriam.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Chip Gaines bought Larry McMurtry’s legendary bookstore to… fix up, we hope?

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HarperCollins refused appeal in defamation case over claims made in Scientology book

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