Smith, Leaver Form New Company, Buy Carlton Books

Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver, two publishing veterans with lots of trans-Atlantic publishing experience, have formed a new U.K.-based company, which has already made the first of what the two said are likely to be several acquisitions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith set up new venture, buy Carlton Books

Publishers Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver have set up a new publishing group and acquired Carlton Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC Buys Spanish Rights for Backman Books; Forms Spanish Acquisitions Board

HarperCollins has acquired world Spanish rights to seven books by Swedish international bestselling author Fredrik Backman, and has also formed an International Spanish Acquisitions Board, which will work to expand the reach of HC’s Spanish-language titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Netflix buys comic book company behind Kick-Ass and Kingsman

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Hodder Completes Quercus Buy, Smith to Leave Company

Quercus CEO and cofounder Mark Smith will be leaving the company, but aiding in the transition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Beijing Yutian Hanfeng’s full-color 222-page catalogue is a testament to the company’s dedication to design and art: every page, highlighting a particular series of books, is beautifully illustrated and meticulously designed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Get 'The Long Tail' E-Book for Free--in Comic-Book Form!

It may sound a little strange, but the SmarterComics version of this business bestseller is quite engaging. Here's your chance to read it online free of charge. Continue reading at PC World

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Great Jones cofounder Sierra Tishgart’s favorite book inspired her company’s name

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Texas Company Launches Five Celebrity Curated Book Clubs

Austin-based Literati is launching five celebrity-branded subscription book clubs, curated by Stephen Curry, Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Susan Orlean, and the Joseph Campbell Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Duckworth Books buys debut 'rom-com with a twist'

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How Ali Smith wrote a fast, newsy, transcendent book series during the darkest of timelines

The author discusses her quartet of novels, written fast on the heels of Brexit, Trump and the ensuing horrors and concluding with "Summer." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author loses spot in Top 10 after buying 400 copies of his own book

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Zadie Smith’s New Book Was Written During Lockdown. It’s Optimistic.

The author’s latest collection shows how few novelists seem to genuinely love human beings the way she does. Continue reading at Slate

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Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown

A new study of the book market in Spain shows consumers are reading more during the pandemic lockdown, buying more books online, and still prefer print over digital. The post Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New York-based Veritas Equity and Leeds Equity Partners consolidated multiple large education technology firms to form Anthology, based in Boca Raton. The company made it official this week after the private equity companies acquired Boca Ration-based Campus Management; Campus Labs in Buffalo,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

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