Reidy looks to 'exciting' 2020 following CBS merger

Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has hailed the publisher's "expanded opportunities" following the recent CBS Viacom merger in her end-of-year letter to staff.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 20:23:10 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S parent CBS completes merger with Viacom

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with US mass media conglomerate Viacom has been completed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 12:57:56 UTC ]
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CBS, Viacom Merger Completed

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with Viacom was completed yesterday afternoon. The new ViacomCBS will have combined sales of about $28 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Reidy supports CBS head Moonves following sexual misconduct allegations

Simon & Schuster US president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has spoken out in support of CBS head Leslie Moonves, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CBS and Viacom exploring merger

CBS, the parent company of Simon & Schuster, is currently exploring a merger with media company Viacom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: February 24, 2020

‘Hair Love,’ based on the Oscar-winning animated short, enjoyed a spike in sales after the awards show. Plus Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’ debuts in hardcover fiction, and Harlan Coben’s ‘The Stranger’ becomes a Netflix series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards 2020: Small Press of the Year

The Small Press of the Year Award returns for a second year: last year the overall award was won by Bath-based publisher Wild Things Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 11:25:57 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of February 24, 2020

Among this week’s notable deals is the seven-figure sale of a debut novel titled The Other Black Girl. The send-up of the publishing industry, by a former Knopf assistant editor, was pitched as Get Out meets Younger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Doctor Is in (the Kitchen): Health & Wellness Books 2020

Publishers are finding that the way to a healthy heart—and various other organs—is through the stomach. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Library Community Readies for PLA 2020 in Nashville

With A-list keynote speakers, a rich professional program, and the storied city of Nashville taking center stage, the 2020 PLA conference is set up to be a great one. Here's all of PW's preconference coverage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Evaristo and Blackman up for Visionary Honours 2020

Books from Bernardine Evaristo and Malorie Blackman have been nominated for the Visionary Honours 2020, celebrating the voices that are having a cultural impact in the UK today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 23:09:34 UTC ]
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Pearson forecasts lower 2020 profits

Pearson has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its latest annual report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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Walker Books leads 2020 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway longlists

Independent publisher Walker Books leads this year’s CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals longlists for the second year running, with 10 entries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 23:34:53 UTC ]
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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2020

The romanticized Belle Epoque in Paris was an age of political crisis: Julian Barnes on a (different) age of fake news and “gangster imperialism.” | Lit Hub History “Your friends say The novelist, Brandon Taylor, and you want to die of shame.” When the short story writer (reluctantly) goes long.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-18 11:30:46 UTC ]
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Judy Blume to Headline BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

ReedPop announced the author lineup for BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, May 29, at the Javits Center in New York City, and hosted and moderated by renowned children's author Judy Blume. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: February 17, 2020

Fashion mogul and onetime pop singer and reality TV star Jessica Simpson has the #1 book in the country with ‘Open Book.’ Plus Reese Witherspoon and Jenna Bush Hager’s new book club picks make their list debuts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: February 10, 2020

Vivian Gornick and the revolution that won’t end: John Freeman profiles the author of Unfinished Business. | Lit Hub “What are we to do with the art of profoundly compromised men?” Zan Romanoff on Adrienne Miller’s memoir of life with literary men, including David Foster Wallace.  | Lit Hub “It... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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