Polly Powell unexpectedly quits Quarto

Polly Powell has unexpectedly quit Quarto. Powell joined the illustrated publishing group in late 2019 after a period of turbulence at the publicly-quoted group; initially joining in an advisory role, she became group chief executive in September 2020 presiding over a period of continuing recovery at the business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 20:28:15 UTC ]
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Polly Powell unexpectedly quits Quarto

Polly Powell has unexpectedly quit Quarto. Powell joined the illustrated publishing group in late 2019 after a period of turbulence at the publicly-quoted group; initially joining in an advisory role, she became group chief executive in September 2020 presiding over a period of continuing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 20:28:15 UTC ]
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Kate Fagan quit her job to care for her dying father. The experience brought unexpected rewards.

Fagan’s new book ‘All the Colors Came Out’ is an unvarnished, loving account of her father’s decline from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto's revenues fall 17%, but Powell hails good UK trade performance

Quarto's revenues fell by 17% year on year in the first half of 2020, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but UK c.e.o. Polly Powell has hailed a good trade performance for her side of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 11:49:36 UTC ]
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Pavilion owner Powell joins Quarto in advisor role

Pavilion Books owner and publisher Polly Powell has started working for the Quarto Group as an advisor to its c.e.o. CK Lau. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 23:52:34 UTC ]
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Polly Powell buys out Anova

Anova Books chief executive Polly Powell has acquired the entire shareholding of the company from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How to give yourself a better job, when quitting feels like your only option (and you can’t quit)

Dave Evans, coauthor of the new book Designing Your Work Life, explains how he advises professionals to redesign their work lives. In 2007, Dave Evans & Bill Burnett cofounded the Stanford Life Design Lab where they teach the enormously popular course “Designing Your Life” that inspired... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-10 10:00:26 UTC ]
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Quarto launches Spanish language imprint: Quarto Iberoamericana

The Quarto Group is launching a new Spanish language imprint Quarto Iberoamericana through an international publishing partnership with Argentina-based Catapulta Editores S.L. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto Debuts Quarto Innovation, Arab-Language Joint venture

Quarto Innovation will look to develop new businesses opportunities, while Kalimat Quarto will republish Quarto English-language titles in Arabic for the Middle East marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Promoting New and Unexpected Crossings: A Conversation with Leonora Djament, by Aitana Bellido

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Quarto Schedules Richard V. Reeves’ ‘Yes, Boys Can!’ for Frankfurt

A new book from Quarto, 'Yes, Boys Can!, publishes in October, based on 'HEAL' professions: health, education, the arts, and literacy. The post Quarto Schedules Richard V. Reeves’ ‘Yes, Boys Can!’ for Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-06-21 21:54:32 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Fall Through' by Nate Powell

Nate Powell’s new graphic novel 'Fall Through' is a moving tribute to the musical power and community of 1990s punk rock. A nine-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ken Fund, Former Quarto COO, Dies at 65

Fund, who worked at Quarto Publishing Group for 24 years and retired at the end of 2021, died on February 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books Workers Ratify New Union Contract

Unionized workers at Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., have ratified a new contract, according to ILWU Local 5, the union which has represented Powell's staff since 2000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Psychological thriller Eileen is sharp, moody and not quite right — just like its main character

Psychological thriller Eileen is an adaptation of the 2015 debut novel by Ottessa Moshfegh, who often writes about female loners, giving special attention to the parts of her characters that many would consider unbefitting of a leading lady. Continue reading at CBC

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Quarto to Go Private, Delist from London Stock Market

The U.K.-based publisher said a proposed stock market delisting will save money and give it more flexibility to react to business challenges and opportunities. The U.S. is Quarto's largest market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books Employees Reject Proposed Contract

On November 9, following nine months of negotiations, Powell’s Books workers represented by ILWU Local #5 rejected a tentative contract with Powell’s management. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Slimmer Quarto Group Sees Sales and Earnings Fall

The combination of its decision to streamline its business and softer industry sales resulted in revenue at Quarto Group falling 16% in the first half of 2023, to $52 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Brilliantly Unexpected Jane Austen Homages

For anyone who's ever wanted to read about Elizabeth Bennett riding dragons and Elinore Dashwood solving murders, Julia Seales, the author of 'A Most Agreeable Murder', selects 10 inventive Jane Austen riffs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Polly Toynbee: what my privileged start in life taught me about the British class system

It wasn’t just luck that steered the Guardian columnist to Oxford and into a media career ... She reflects on the subtle mechanics of class (and an early encounter with a naked future PM)Children know. They breathe it in early, for there’s no unknowing the difference between nannies, cleaners,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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