Reidy Touts 2018 as S&S's 'Most Successful Year'

In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Ten Years In, a Successful Experiment

Ten years ago Matthew Lore, who had been v-p and executive editor at Da Capo Press, teamed up with his business partner, Peter Burri, to found the Experiment. The press’s mission is to have a list in which “every book is a test of new ideas.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ross reigns for sixth successive year as Paker, Parsons and Abbott make gains

The chart of the top children’s illustrators of 2020 has a familiar feel at the top, however some new faces made inroads further down the ranking. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Haynes hails third successive year of growth as turnover increases 7%

Car manual publisher Haynes saw turnover of £36.2m in the 12 months to 31st May 2019, a 7% increase on the previous year, alongside an adjusted profit boost of 24% in its third successive year of growth, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 01:52:26 UTC ]
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Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Dublin-based independent Lilliput Press celebrates 35 years of success

Lilliput Press founder Antony Farrell has launched a commemorative social media campaign to mark 35 years in business, and discusses his plans for the future of the publisher.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 07:42:14 UTC ]
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Cengage Cites First Full Academic Year of ‘Unlimited’ as a Success

Education content subscription model Cengage Unlimited has sold more than one million subscriptions since August 2018, according to preliminary data from Cengage. The post Cengage Cites First Full Academic Year of ‘Unlimited’ as a Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's celebrates Hendra and Linnet's 10-year publication success

Simon & Schuster UK Children’s is celebrating 10 years of Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet’s professional partnership with an anniversary edition of Barry the Fish with Fingers and a board book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Final Volume of a Successful 'Struggle' Marks 15 Years for Archipelago

The publisher of literature in translation released the final volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'My Struggle' this year. But it's not done with him yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

For the first time, rather than saluting one person, PW is honoring six publishers—all with books related to President Donald Trump, who dominated debate in the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's second novel named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018

Sally Rooney's "astounding" love story Normal People (Faber & Faber) has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney, Alderton and Eliot shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2018

Books from writers including Man Booker-longlisted author Sally Rooney, former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton and Penguin editor Henry Eliot have made the shortlist for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morris reflects on a year of The Lost Words' success

A new audiobook and a crowdfunding campaign to supply hospices are just some of the events happening around Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris’ The Lost Words, which celebrates its first birthday on 5th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service. The post Singapore Book Council,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherez scoops 2018 Theakston Crime Novel of the Year

Stav Sherez has scooped the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for The Intrusions (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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