PRH declines to comment on reported Obama memoir delay

Penguin Random House has declined to make any public comment on a press report that Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir has been pushed back until 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 UTC ]
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Samantha Power’s Memoir Makes Me Wonder if She Should Never Have Joined the Obama Administration at All

Is it really worth it to be in the room where it happens? Or can you do more good from the outside? Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-09-12 20:18:38 UTC ]
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Barack Obama's Memoir Won't Be Released Until At Least 2020

It sets up the possibility that the former president's highly anticipated book will come out during the 2020 campaign. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-08 11:31:20 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s memoir earned little interest by publishers, report says

Woody Allen wrote a memoir, but couldn't find a publisher interested in buying it, the New York Times reports. The film director, who has faced turmoil after the re-emergence of allegations of sexual abuse, had no luck getting publishers interested in a manuscript he had written, according to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama's Becoming inspires PRH and NLT teaching resource

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust (NLT) have created a free teaching resource based on Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir sells more than 10m copies

Former first lady’s Becoming is a global hit in 31 languages and has sold 600,000 copies in UKMichelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, is on track to become the most successful memoir in modern publishing history, selling more than 10m copies to date, as life after the White House continues to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT report reveals decline in children reading for pleasure

The number of children and young people who read every day and the percentage of those who read for pleasure have declined, according to research carried out by the National Literacy Trust for World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette hails 'very strong' fourth quarter as Lagardère reports 2018 decline

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley hailed a "very strong" fourth quarter for the publisher, as parent company Lagardère reported a revenue drop of 1.2% like-for-like for the full-year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama memoir tops US book charts – with nine copies sold per second

The former first lady’s autobiography has been warmly reviewed and is No 2 in the UK charts – outsold only by David WalliamsMichelle Obama’s Becoming sold almost nine copies per second on its first day on sale in North America to become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, while in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH announces UK event with Michelle Obama

Penguin Random House UK has announced former US First Lady Michelle Obama will be appearing in conversation with novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall this December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'I am barely alive': war reporter's Angola memoir made into animated film

Another Day of Life also uses documentary to translate the horror and poetry of Ryszard Kapuściński’s book In November 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński telexed his editor in Warsaw to plead for permission to return home from Angola. The era of Portuguese colonialism was ending, the fight for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH report reveals latest inclusivity stats

Penguin Random House UK has reported an increase in the percentage of its new hires who identify as BAME, LGBTQ and with a disability in 2017 in its latest Creative Responsibility Report, setting out progress towards its 2020 goals and pledge to "reflect UK society by 2025". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama shares intimate family photos to promote forthcoming memoir

Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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