Recorded Books Buys Tantor Media

In a deal that combines two of the largest independent companies in the spokenword audiobook industry, Recorded Books has acquired Tantor Media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Buys Black Spot Books

Vesuvian Media Group, a books-to-film multimedia company, has acquired Black Spot Books, which has a growing list of adult and young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction

Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer's Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13. The post Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 16:05:51 UTC ]
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Digital Media Vet Takes Over at Recorded Books

Tom MacIsaac took the helm of the audiobook publisher and distributor in late June, succeeding Rich Fresse. MacIsaac was CEO of Verve Mobile from 2010 to 2015, where he expanded the company's mobile and advertising capabilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamrock Advisors Buys Recorded Books

The private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired the audiobook publisher Recorded Books from Wasserstein & Co. for an undisclosed price. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recorded Books Buys HighBridge Audio

Recorded Books Inc. has acquired HighBridge Audio, the audiobook imprint of Workman Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:56:13 UTC ]
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Print Media Is Underserved by Not Including Black-Owned Media in Ad Buys

Last September, my Instagram feed was filled with this collage of beautiful black women on the covers of various print media outlets. However, I immediately noticed a clear and apparent flaw: Only one of the magazines were actually owned and run by a person of color (Essence). The rest, contrary... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-19 16:15:54 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

This story first ran in DC Inno, a sister publication of the Boston Business Journal. Storyblocks, a digital content company in the Washington, D.C. area, has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the company’s launch as a stock video... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 22:32:04 UTC ]
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This Website Makes It Easier to Buy Anti-Racist Books From Black-owned Bookstores

In the weeks since the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, books about anti-racism have consistently topped bestseller lists. Many of these books have been purchased from the likes of Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To try and funnel some of these sales to Black-owned bookstores... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-19 21:16:38 UTC ]
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William Collins buys Carney's 'inspiring' book on value

William Collins has bought the first book from ex-Bank of England governor Mark Carney, an "unblinking, inspiring" look at how value can shape our lives and world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 02:21:59 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Launches Romance Book Line

Vesuvian Media Group announced plans to launch Rosewind Books, a romance media division focused on contemporary, historical, fantasy and holiday romance titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile buys material physics book after 'hard-fought' auction

Profile Books will publish an exploration of condensed matter physics, The Physicks of Dirt by Felix Flicker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder & Stoughton buys book on embracing the average by Eleanor Ross

Hodder & Stoughton will publish Good Enough: The Myth of Success and How to Celebrate the Joy in Average by journalist Eleanor Ross.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Trustbridge Global Media Acquires Walker Books

In another move to broaden its reach in the worldwide children’s book publishing market, Trustbridge has acquired Walker Books, the U.K.-based children’s publisher and owner of Candlewick Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille buys book on food and travel in Central Asia

Quadrille will publish food and travel book Red Sands by writer and journalist Caroline Eden.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cassell to publish book on every song The Boss ever recorded

Cassell has acquired a 670-page book giving "the full story" behind every song Bruce Springsteen has ever recorded and released. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Pandemic Is Changing Book-Buying Patterns

The Covid-19 outbreak is altering what books consumers buy and where they buy them. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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