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'

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Bloomsbury and Faber create Drama Online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 09:29 Bloomsbury and Faber are to jointly develop a digital content platform providing online access to drama texts. Drama Online will launch in October 2012, and will feature the drama lists from Methuen Drama, Arden... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Bond to leave HarperCollins

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 13:52 Press Books m.d. John Bond is leaving HarperCollins by the end of June "following a mutual agreement" between himself and HC c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley. The division, which comprises Fourth Estate and HarperPress, will be run by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louie Spence tell-all to HarperCollins

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 10:23 HarperCollins has bought a memoir by Louie Spence, the star of the reality shows "Pineapple Dance Studios" and "Showbusiness". World rights to Still Got It, Never Lost It were bought by Natalie Jerome, publishing director for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins acquires three from Joanna Hickson

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 11:25 HarperCollins has acquired three novels from debut historical fiction author Joanna Hickson. HarperFiction commissioning editor Kate Bradley bought world rights through Jenny Brown at Jenny Brown Associates, with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Creating an E-book: Tips on Document Formatting

After years of marginal acceptance, ebooks have finally started to eclipse their printed-and-bound ancestors. Continue reading at PC World

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Murtagh to take over at HarperCollins Children's from Santos

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:44 HarperCollins Children's Books m.d. Mario Santos is leaving the publisher at the end of June to "pursue other career opportunities". Publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has been promoted to take overall publishing and business... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Profits surge at HarperCollins during 2010

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:21 Profits at HarperCollins surged £25.3m due to "exceptional rights income" in its most recent set of financial results filed at Companies House. For the year ending 30th June, operating profit increased to £29.1m. Turnover was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random Creates Hogarth, a U.S.-U.K. Imprint

Two divisions of Random House that exist across the pond from each other are launching a fiction imprint that will share a close but non-exclusive editorial relationship. The Crown Publishing Group in the U.S. and Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, which is a division of The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fair use copyright law "would create uncertainty"

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:06 Introducing an American-style "fair use" exception for intellectual property would result in greater uncertainty for copyright holders, the Society of Authors and Association of Authors Agents have claimed. Both... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins pays tribute to Wynne Jones

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 15:21 HarperCollins has paid tribute to Diana Wynne Jones who passed away this weekend following a long illness. Victoria Barnsley, HarperCollins publisher and c.e.o., said: “Diana was one of our truly wonderful and much cherished... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins signs two pre-Bologna deals

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HarperCollins signs exclusive deal with Chichester Clark

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 08:50 HarperCollins has signed a five book exclusive deal with Emma Chichester Clark to become her worldwide publisher. The deal with Chicester Clark, who has also had titles published recently by Andersen Press, was signed by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomberg L.P. Creates Bloomberg Media Group

Bloomberg announced today that it will launch the Bloomberg Media Group, a media group that pulls together all of Bloomberg’s consumer properties. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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HarperCollins acquires Jermaine Jackson title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 14:59 HarperCollins has bought a book by Jermaine Jackson about the life of his pop star brother Michael. World rights to You are Not Alone: Michael, Through a Brother's Eyes were bought by Natalie Jerome, publishing director for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

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HarperCollins buys more Meerkat Madness

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:40 HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired two further installments of Ian Whybrow’s children’s series Meerkat Madness. Harriet Wilson, HC Children’s Books editorial director, bought world rights including TV, film and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children's Books acquires four

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 17:21 HarperCollins Childrens Books publishing director Helen Mackenzie Smith has bought her first books since joining the publisher from Random House earlier this year. She bought four books by picture author and illustrator Rachel... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins buys Paul Merson memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 08:57 HarperSport has bought a book by former Arsenal footballer Paul Merson. The publisher bought world rights directly from the author to How Not to be a Professional Footballer. The title will be published on 31st March. Merson... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Children's Books creates new licensing wing

Written By: Benedicte Page A new Media and Entertainment group has been created within Penguin Children’s Books under newly promoted publishing director Eric Huang. The group combines the BBC Children's, Sunbird and Ladybird licensing teams. Penguin Children's Books m.d. Francesca Dow said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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