Peterson's Publishing Buys B.E.S. Publishing

Peterson’s Publishing has acquired the more than 800 titles of Barron's Educational Series Publishing. Ingram-owned Two Rivers Distribution is now handing sales and distribution for the company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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RBmedia Buys German Audio Publisher

Landover, Md.-based audiobook publisher RBmedia has continued its push in the international market with the acquisition of John Verlag’s German-language audiobook catalog. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers

Oleksander Afonin presents 'Books from Ukraine,' asking the world book publishing industry to support Ukrainian publishers. The post Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-22 14:28:23 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys premium notebook and diary publisher Paperblanks

Hachette UK has bought Paperblanks, described as the world’s second largest publisher of premium notebooks, journals and diaries, as part of its strategy to expand its portfolio of adjunct businesses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 09:38:10 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys education publisher John Catt

Hachette UK has bought John Catt Educational for an undisclosed sum in a deal that sees it become part of Hodder Education Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 16:03:02 UTC ]
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Watkins Media owner Ifield buys John Hunt Publishing

Entrepreneur Etan Ilfeld, owner of the Watkins Media Group, has bought John Hunt Publishing (JHP) for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-24 22:51:13 UTC ]
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Quercus buys Arcadia Books as Bielenberg named publisher

Quercus has acquired the independent publishing house Arcadia Books for an undisclosed sum, to be based within the MacLehose Press imprint.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 17:28:46 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:25:22 UTC ]
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SPCK buys Lion Hudson's publishing business

The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) is acquiring the publishing business of Lion Hudson from the AFD Group to become the UK’s largest Christian publisher.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-21 20:30:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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Turner Publishing Buys Prospect Park Books

Turner Publishing Company has acquired Los Angeles-based Prospect Park Books. The purchase adds more than 100 titles to Turner's backlist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Buys Open Access Publisher for $298 Million

John Wiley has expanded its presence in the open access field with the acquisition of Hindawi, a London-based scientific research publisher of more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical journals. Wiley paid $298 million for Hindawi, which had 2020 revenue of $40 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform | Nathan Robinson

Nobody has a human right to a lucrative book contract without regard for whether their opinions are sound or valuableJordan Peterson, the Canadian psychology professor and lobster-loving life coach who came to public attention after refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender people,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-02 13:56:38 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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Staff at Jordan Peterson's publisher protest new book plans

Penguin Random House Canada’s plans to publish a new work by the ‘professor against political correctness’ has reportedly prompted numerous complaintsThe announcement of a new book from Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, the self-styled “professor against political correctness”, has prompted... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 14:35:10 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish sequel to Peterson's 12 Rules for Life in March

Penguin will publish the sequel to Jordan B Peterson's 12 Rules for Life (Generic, 2018) globally on 2nd March 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 01:21:52 UTC ]
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Bonnier buys majority stake in Norway's Strawberry Publishing

Bonnier Books has acquired a majority stake in Norwegian publishing group Strawberry Publishing AS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:57:40 UTC ]
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A Trump Memoir Would Sell. Will Publishers Buy It?

Some publishing executives worry their authors and staff might rebel, but they say their bigger concern would be ensuring the book’s accuracy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-18 10:19:13 UTC ]
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Hachette UK Buys Laurence King Publishing

Laurence King Publishing, the original publisher of adult coloring book queen Johanna Basford, has been acquired by fellow U.K.-based publisher Hachette UK in a deal signed August 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys Laurence King Publishing

Hachette UK has bought arts and gifts specialist Laurence King Publishing for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:19:46 UTC ]
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