In Sourcebooks, PRH Finds a New Way to Grow

In taking a 45% stake in the Illinois publisher, Penguin Random House can let a good thing be and benefit at the same time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH buys 45% stake in Sourcebooks

Sourcebooks has sold a 45% ownership stake to Penguin Random House to enable the American independent publisher to take a “broader and deeper approach to domestic and global markets”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-24 02:11:56 UTC ]
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PRH Takes Minority Stake in Sourcebooks

Penguin Random House has acquired a 45% stake in Sourcebooks, the independent publisher founded by Dominique Raccah in 1987, which has shown rapid growth in the children's sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's commits to finding 'overlooked voices' at summer party

Francesca Dow stressed the importance of finding stories from “voices that are overlooked” at last night’s Penguin Random House Children’s summer party. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Data use growing among researchers, finds Figshare

A survey conducted by Digital Science's data management company Figshare has found "strong signals that open data is becoming more embedded" with researchers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fantastic riches and where to find them: how to grow a $22bn franchise

Fantastic Beasts is not just a new outpost for the Harry Potter empire. It is a pivotal moment in the creation of The Wizarding World of JK Rowling – and it could give the gold-gobbling niffler a run for its money. We go over the booksA film franchise is like a shark: it must keep moving forward... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Children who grow up with books earn more, study finds

Children who grow up with a large number of books in the house earn more money later in life, according to a new study published in the Economic Journal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH looks to grow UK distribution business

Penguin Random House UK will not be changing its distribution sites in the UK, in the wake of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Finding New Ways to Grow in Bargain Books

Over the past five years several bargain book wholesalers have closed their doors, along with one of their largest customers: Borders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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ABA Winter Institute 2015: A Growing State Offers Growing Opportunities For Booksellers

The book business is strong in North Carolina as booksellers in the Tar Heel State come out of the economic downturn that wreaked havoc across the nation starting in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finding 'Grace in the Rubble' 25 Years After the Oklahoma City Bombing

After writing about forgiving her sister’s murderer in 2015’s ‘Change of Heart,’ Jeanne Bishop is telling the story of an unlikely friendship between the father of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and the father of one of his victims in her new book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Smell the ink and drift away: why I find solace in photobooks

Instagram is like frozen pizza, exhibitions are noisy – but a photobook is an act of analogue rebellion in an obnoxiously digital worldSwiss bliss: Teju Cole’s Alpine wanderlust – in picturesWhere can one find temporary help in this hectic world? People go on retreats, join religions, cushion... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Lippman Finds Her Fighting Words

The crime novelist is leaving her comfort zone, and fiction, with her latest book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Children's acquires 'achingly romantic' YA from Jennifer Niven

Penguin Random House Children's is publishing Breathless, a new "personal" and "achingly romantic" YA novel by Jennifer Niven, in paperback this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 14:05:27 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH ‘well on its way’ to reducing carbon emissions 20% by 2025

Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House c.e.o., has said Penguin Random House is "well on its way" to reducing its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, after parent company Bertelsmann declared its goal to be "climate neutral" by 2030. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 12:34:10 UTC ]
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PRH Makes Progress in Green Initiatives

Following the February 17 announcement by Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann that the conglomerate will be carbon neutral by 2030, PRH global CEO Markus Dohle sent a letter to employees outlining the publisher’s role in helping Bertelsmann achieve that target. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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