One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as editor in […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 12:52:30 UTC ]
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Where Worlds Collide: Books on Politics and Religion

A plethora of books at the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature annual conference examine the relationship between politics and religion in the age of Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside France’s Fall Publishing Frenzy, aka ‘Oscar Season For Books’

August 29th. French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles is throwing its traditional end of summer party, also known as “le cocktail de rentrée littéraire.” On the intimate patio of the Musée Bourdelle, on the Left Bank, the big shots of France’s literary world exchange anecdotes about their... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-04 09:49:09 UTC ]
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Guadalajara 2019: U.S. Publishers at the Book Fair

PW caught up with a couple of U.S. publishers who will be attending the Guadalajara International Book Fair this year to discuss what their plans are for the event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Matter: HCCP’s David Moberg on the Future of Christian Publishing

Group publisher of HarperCollins Christian Publishing David Moberg reflected on the birth of faith-based publishing, the ways it’s changed and stayed the same, and what to expect in the future during PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit on Wednesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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H.G. Parry: When We Read Books, We Bring Their Worlds Into Life

While all fiction writers can pull characters from their imaginations and commit them to the page, most readers can’t do what Charley Sutherland can: pull characters from the page and commit them to the real world. Sutherland’s fantastical ability is at the center of H.G. Parry’s debut novel The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-25 08:46:30 UTC ]
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Tart steps up as publisher of Penguin Books US as Court retires

President and publisher of Penguin Books US Kathryn Court will retire later this year, PRH US has announced, with Brian Tart set to step up to the role in a series of staff changes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 16:39:42 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program

In duration and scope, the 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair's Publishers Conference is programmed for an audience from more than 80 markets. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-22 13:49:54 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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'Complex' debut to Daunt Books Publishing

Daunt Books Publishing has snapped up a debut from Brandon Taylor which promises “complex and vulnerable” characters.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 17:23:07 UTC ]
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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish Wreck this Picture Book

Puffin has acquired the first children’s book from author–illustrator Keri Smith, Wreck this Picture Book, due to publish in autumn 2020 as part of a global release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 10:22:48 UTC ]
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Fusion GPS Founders to Publish Book on Trump’s Ties With Russia

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch argue that the now-infamous Steele dossier was largely accurate. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-14 18:46:29 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Council publishes superheroes book authored by children in care

Leicester County Council has published the UK’s first storybook written by children in care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 20:29:02 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021

Tbilisi has been named UNESCO's 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur. The post Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-07 19:49:22 UTC ]
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UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’

The export-reliant UK industry's publishers association raises the alarm, having invoiced close to US$160 million in printed books last year. The post UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-04 12:53:41 UTC ]
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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:10:02 UTC ]
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