Qataris Enter Fight Over Lagardere's Board

The three major shareholders of the parent company of Hachette Book Group—Vivendi, Amber Capital, and Qatar Capital—are now aligned in a push to control four of the nine seats on the company board. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Qataris Enter Fight Over Lagardere's Board

The three major shareholders of the parent company of Hachette Book Group—Vivendi, Amber Capital, and Qatar Capital—are now aligned in a push to control four of the nine seats on the company board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Announces Three New Board Members, Introduces New Board Executives

In addition to announcing changes to its executive committee, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation this week named three new board members: Christian publisher Chriscynethia Floyd, former Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs, and Vermont bookseller Emma Kaas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Warren Elected President of PubWest Board; Bryerman, Hernandez Join Board

PubWest announced that Miriam Warren of No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks has been elected president of its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Olson Re-elected IBPA Board Chair; New Board Candidates Set for Election

The Independent Book Publishers Association board of directors has elected Patagonia Books director Karla Olson to her second term as board chair. A new slate of directors also has been nominated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BANNED TOGETHER: Empowering Teens and Fighting for the Right to Read

Teens have been at the forefront of fighting for the freedom to read. BANNED TOGETHER, publishing in March, is a YA anthology to encourage and support them while talking frankly about contemporary book censorship. Check it out! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-11 12:30:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2024: ‘That Librarian’ Fights Back: PW Talks with Amanda Jones

The author of ‘That Librarian: The Fight Against Book Banning in America’ discusses her fight for the freedom to read and her debut memoir. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Truss book enters bestseller list in 70th place with 2,228 copies sold

Former PM’s first-week sales compare with 21,000 for David Cameron’s memoir and 92,000 for Tony Blair bookLiz Truss’s book about her 49-day stint as prime minister sold 2,228 copies in the UK during its first week on sale, after a wall-to-wall promotional media blitz.Ten Years to Save the West:... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-26 15:49:38 UTC ]
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CAA Appoints Managing Directors, New Board Members

Chris Silbermann, whose clients include Dr. Seuss Enterprises, has been named one of nine managing directors at Creative Artists Agency, while motion picture literary department co-head Ida and literary agent Sloan Harris have joined the CAA board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge board: Publishers speak out during the Digiday Publishing Summit

During this spring’s Digiday Publishing Summit in Vail, Colorado, publishers filled the challenge board with a whole host of issues that ranged from traffic troubles to AI anxiety. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2024-04-08 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Religious Traditions Enter a New Spiritual Era

New books for spiritual and religious readers alike suggest the need for a deeper understanding of core tenets, a more inclusive theology, or expanded principles and practices for those who remain affiliated with religion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries struggle to afford the demand for e-books, seek new state laws in fight with publishers

Libraries across the U.S. are struggling to cover the cost of e-books, which have grown in popularity Continue reading at ABC News

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Tieshena Davis Named IBPA Board Chair

The founding publisher and CEO of Publish Your Gift has been unanimously elected the next chair of the Independent Book Publishers Association's board of directors, effective July 1. She is the first person of color elected to lead the IBPA board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members

A deep bench of experience, from Penguin Random House and Disney to TikTok and YouTube, is on Simon & Schuster's new board of directors. The post Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-07 21:21:07 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Board Announced: Members Come from Disney, TikTok and Publishing

The publisher’s new board of directors has expertise spanning the life cycle of a book. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Generative AI Copyright Fight Is Just Getting Started

The Authors Guild and other artists’ groups say that it's unfair to train AI algorithms on their work without permission. Tech companies generally argue that it counts as “fair use.” Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2023-12-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Sarnoff, Madeline McIntosh Among New Simon & Schuster Board Members

Following the purchase of Simon & Schuster by private equity firm KKR, the publisher has named its new board of directors, which includes S&S CEO Jonathan Karp, industry veteran Richard Sarnoff, and former Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Congress Introduces New Bill to Fight Book Bans in Schools

Amid a historic surge in book challenges in schools and school libraries, the Fight Book Bans Act would offer federal funding to support school districts fighting challenges to books and educational materials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Brooklyn Book Festival Enters a New Era

Following the departure of cofounder and coproducer Carolyn Greer, this year Liz Koch took the festival's helm solo, spearheading New York City's largest free literary celebration as it returned to its pre-pandemic size. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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