Mary McAveney to Succeed Michael Jacobs at Abrams

After 19 years at Abrams, Michael Jacobs will step down as president and CEO later this month and will be succeeded by Mary McAveney, currently chief revenue officer and chief marketing officer at Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mary McAveney to Succeed Michael Jacobs at Abrams

After 19 years at Abrams, Michael Jacobs will step down as president and CEO later this month and will be succeeded by Mary McAveney, currently chief revenue officer and chief marketing officer at Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Michael Jacobs

When Michael Jacobs took over as CEO of Harry Abrams in 2004, an important part of his mandate was to diversify what was then the leading illustrated book publisher in the country. Jacobs, who handed the CEO reins over to Mary McAveney at the end of November, succeeded in building the company,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams ComicArts to Become New Division of Abrams

Previously an imprint of Abrams, Abrams ComicArts will become its own division alongside the company's adult and children's book groups. It will publish its inaugural list as a new division in fall 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marie Claire noticed Meghan Markle’s gray hair, and people noticed Marie Claire’s stupidity

Extra! Extra! Have you heard the news? Actress and soon-to-be-Royal Family in-law Meghan Markle has … a gray hair. Marie Claire noticed this and thought it worthy to write about. The fashion magazine tweeted “Meghan Markle Has A Single Gray Hair,” and included a zoomed-in close up with a... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams unveils new non-fiction imprint Abrams Press

Illustrated book publisher Abrams is to launch a new text-driven imprint with a focus on narrative non-fiction called Abrams Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams Buys Taunton Books

Following its acquisition of Taunton Press in December, the enthusiast magazine publisher Active Interest Media has sold the Taunton Books imprint to Abrams. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Early Sobrieties,’ by Michael Deagler

Michael Deagler’s first novel follows a young man who is piecing his life back together and trying very hard not to drink. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-05-06 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Mary Beth Thomas Out as HarperCollins Offers Sales Buyouts

Mary Beth Thomas, the v-p and director of independent retail sales at HarperCollins, has left the company, PW can confirm. In addition, HarperCollins is offering a voluntary buyout program for salespeople, according to a person familiar with the matter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams to Launch Manga Imprint, Kana

Abrams ComicArts is launching a new imprint, Kana, focusing on manga series translated into the English language for the U.S. market, primarily catering to adult audiences. Its first titles, including 'Leviathan' by Shiro Kuroi and 'Manhole' by Tetsuya Tsutsui, are due this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ryan Gosling and Miller/Lord’s Project Hail Mary could be the sci-fi event of 2026

Do you like rip-roaring science fiction books? Do you like movies? Then you are in for a treat in, well, two years. Amazon MGM Studios just set a release date of March 20, 2026 for Project Hail Mary, according to Deadline. It’s based on the Andy Weir novel of the same name, which was one of our... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-04-19 17:44:40 UTC ]
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‘She was like an auntie to me’: Lynne Reid Banks remembered by Michael Morpurgo

The astonishing breadth of her writing was a great inspiration – as was she, in her passionate advocacy for children’s books• Lynne Reid Banks, author of The Indian in the Cupboard, dies aged 94It is quite rare to find a writer like Lynne Reid Banks, who tries so many different subjects, and so... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-08 10:18:15 UTC ]
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Nicholas Jacobs obituary

My father, Nick Jacobs, who has died aged 85, was a publisher who brought German writers closer to British readers at a time when there was little interest in doing so. Few have paid attention to the dissemination of German literature in the English-speaking world as much as he did.While in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-27 12:24:19 UTC ]
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Disney Veteran Michael Paull Named RBmedia CEO

RBmedia has appointed Michael Paull, former president of Disney's direct-to-consumer business, as its new chief executive officer, following what the company called “another year of record-breaking growth” in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' by Dave Baker

Dave Baker’s new graphic novel 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' is a relentlessly inventive sci-fi adventure epic starring an eponymous plucky teen superhero who takes on a succession of monsters, evil robots, and supervillains. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Michael O'Mara's Many Roads to the U.S.

Michael O'Mara's U.S. sales and marketing director describes the company’s strategies for engaging the U.S. market, which includes mining a niche for books about the royal family. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Canada Post stamp of abolitionist Mary Ann Shadd unveiled

For descendants of ground-breaking abolitionist and newspaper publisher Mary Ann Shadd, Tuesday's unveiling of a Canada Post stamp featuring her image sparks "so much pride."  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-01-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Lisa Marie Presley started writing a book before she died. Riley Keough completed it

Lisa Marie Presley's posthumous memoir will hit shelves later this year, with the help of her daughter Riley Keough, who picked up the pieces. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-11 20:25:14 UTC ]
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Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir to be posthumously published this autumn

Book co-written with the star’s daughter Riley Keough promises to reveal ‘the complexity of being a Presley’The posthumous memoir of Lisa Marie Presley written in collaboration with her daughter Riley Keough will be published later this year.The as yet untitled book about Lisa Marie’s life as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-11 16:21:17 UTC ]
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Vignette Books Succeeds In Selling Surprise Vintage Titles

Vignette Books is new online bookstore based in Austin, Tex., cofounded by a former employee at Book People. It has attracted an audience willing to gamble on buying used and vintage books based solely on their categories, without knowing exactly which title will arrive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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