Penguin Random House is buying Simon & Schuster. That’s bad for readers.

For book lovers, the announcement may feel like background noise, but the ramifications are huge. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 12:57:10 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-25 17:08:27 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-25 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-25 21:02:17 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Schuster: a new promised land

Can Penguin Random House swallow Simon & Schuster while remaining good citizens? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 00:32:40 UTC ]
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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-11-25 20:24:15 UTC ]
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Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres

Hoping 'it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,' the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana. The post Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-31 01:20:33 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction

Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer's Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13. The post Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 16:05:51 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House buys Little Tiger Group

Penguin Random House has acquired 30-year-old children's indie Little Tiger Group for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Merger Notes: Two PEN Chapters, and Penguin Random House’s Buy of Rodale

'Never have the voices of writers and their allies been so essential,' says the leadership of the merging Los Angeles and New York City chapters of PEN. And one of the most robust lifestyle-and-wellness publishers in the States is now part of PRH. The post Merger Notes: Two PEN Chapters, and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House buys Rodale Books

Penguin Random House has purchased the trade book publishing assets of US wellness publisher Rodale Books from Hearst. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Buys Sasquatch Books

The Seattle-based house, which was named one of PW’s fast-growing independent publishers of 2016, was bought by Penguin Random House for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House Merger: UK Reactions (And Melville House’s)

At The Bookseller, publishing insiders in the UK gave their advice to the upcoming management of the soon to be merged Penguin/Random House. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices

The Penguin Random House US staff is told in a memo that vaccinations will be required in offices reopening in September. The post Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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