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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House-Penguin merger: reaction

Authors Lindsey Davis Society of Authors chair “As a Random House author, I can say... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Is Dead in the Water

S&S has decided not to extend the deal's deadline, which prevents PRH from appealing the court's decision to block the merger. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Merger Between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity

The uncertainty comes at a time when publishing is facing slumping sales after a pandemic boom, and fears of recession. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Book Riot

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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger

Justice department argued the melding of the publishing house with Simon & Schuster would harm competition and authors’ payA US judge has blocked the $2.2bn planned merger of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, with rival Simon & Schuster.Judge Florence Pan of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Court Blocks Penguin Random House, S&S Merger

In a brief two-page order issued late on October 31, Judge Florence Y. Pan blocked PRH's bid to buy S&S, saying the government had succeeded in showing that the proposed merger would harm "competition in the market for the U.S. publishing rights to anticipated top-selling books." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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My Job in 5: Helen Chapman, Picture book designer, Penguin Random House UK

Describe your role My job title is picture book designer but people outside the industry always think that I must illustrate all the books! Unfortunately I’m not that talented (though I do a mean stick man) so I end up describing my job as being an editor for the illustrators. Working in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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My Job In 5: Ania Duggan, Commissioning Editor- Audio, Penguin Random House Group UK

Describe your role I project manage the creation of our audiobooks by a wide range of fiction and non-fiction authors. This involves reading manuscripts and identifying books to record, acquiring audio rights if necessary, casting the right voices to bring stories to life and arranging... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In the UK, Penguin Random House v. Amazon is New Normal

Strike up the band: Amazon and Penguin Random House are in a contract dispute in the UK, prompting another round of hand-wringing and buy-button action. The post In the UK, Penguin Random House v. Amazon is New Normal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ex-BBC executive behind Little Britain joins Penguin Random House UK

Caroline Raphael takes up role as head of audio operations at world’s biggest book publisherFormer BBC radio executive Caroline Raphael, who was responsible for Little Britain, The League of Gentlemen and Cabin Pressure, is to join the world’s biggest book publisher as head of audio operations... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

The Bookseller's Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others. The post UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show! appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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To Tango, Flamenco and Samba: Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana

The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana's trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House UK appoints senior finance team

The group finance director at Random House Group, Mark Gardiner, has been appointed as Penguin... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weldon to lead Penguin Random House UK

Penguin UK chief executive Tom Weldon has been appointed chief executive of Penguin Random House... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin and Random House finalize merger

Penguin and Random House finalized on Monday morning a merger that brings together two legacy publishers.Calling their union “the world’s first truly global trade book publishing company,” Penguin and Random House finalized on Monday morning a merger that brings together two legacy publishers,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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