Juliet Rogers to leave Murdoch Books

Written By: Graeme Neill Juliet Rogers, chief executive of food and illustrated publisher Murdoch Books, is stepping down from the publisher with immediate effect after 10 years in charge. She will be replaced by Bruce Haslett, who ran the Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated businesses of Time-Warner in the US. Matt Handbury, chairman and owner of Murdoch Books, said Rogers had a transformational role in changing the business from "what was principally a newsagent and supermarket business into a proud and respected, professional trade publisher”. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Cohen Leaves Quirk Books, Kupihea Moves Up

After 20 years at Quirk Books, Brett Cohen has left the indie publisher, prompting the promotion of Jhanteigh Kupihea to publisher and the return of company owner and founder David Borgenicht as president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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McQuaid leaves PRH for indie Rough Trade Books

Kate McQuaid, currently publicity director at William Heinemann, Windmill and #Merky Books (Penguin Random House UK), is joining independent Rough Trade Books as its first publicist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trump won't leave office peacefully, his former lawyer Cohen claims in upcoming book

Michael Cohen's memoir about U.S. President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news on Thursday. Continue reading at CBC

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Harris leaves Bonnier Books UK for Welbeck

Jane Harris is leaving her role as m.d. of Children's Trade at Bonnier Books UK to take up the post of group publisher for Children's Books at Welbeck.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James leaves Orion for HQ in three-book deal

Erica James is leaving Orion after 25 years to join HQ in a three-book deal, reuniting the author with her former editor Kate Mills. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus. The post Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Allen leaves Kyle Books for Pavilion

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Smith leaves Scholastic to join Macmillan Children's Books

Scholastic’s publisher for fiction and picture books, Sam Smith, is leaving the firm to join Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burns leaves Bloomsbury for Bonnier Books UK

Elise Burns is leaving Bloomsbury to join Bonnier Books UK as its new trade sales and export director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Janet Smyth leaves Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Baltimore Mayor Pugh to take leave of absence in midst of 'Healthy Holly' book controversy

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, facing a call by Gov. Larry Hogan for a criminal investigation into the book deal that paid her hundreds of thousands of dollars, announced Monday that she will take an indefinite leave of absence because of her health. The Democratic mayor’s office issued a... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will leave office at midnight over a scandal caused by her self-published Healthy Holly books. Continue reading at Slate

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Selby made head of books at W H Smith as Scholes and Bradley leave retailer

Pete Selby will join W H Smith taking up the newly-created role of head of books as Sue Scholes and Sandra Bradley leave the retailer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Group commercial director Julian Shaw to leave Bonnier Books UK

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Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools will continue to struggle to buy books for their pupils. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elisabeth Murdoch’s Vertical Networks shoots for TV, books

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'Major' book on Sky and Murdoch's empire to Bloomsbury Business

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Jo Henry to leave Nielsen Book after 20 years

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