Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-02 22:41:59 UTC ]
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Stephen King set to testify for gov't in books merger trial

Bestselling author Stephen King has testified in a federal antitrust trial in Washington Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-08-03 00:28:27 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Andrew Solomon, and a bunch of agents are set to testify in the PRH antitrust trial.

The federal government’s civil suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House is chugging along, with the trial set to begin on August 1. Exhibits to the joint pretrial motion, filed July 15, included lists of witnesses for both sides. Witnesses for both sides... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:13:34 UTC ]
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Stephen King testifies against $2B Penguin merger

The deal between Penguin and Simon & Schuster would weaken competition and lower author pay, he said Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2022-08-02 19:08:55 UTC ]
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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-08-06 14:26:56 UTC ]
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‘Fantastical claims’ and Stephen King: Penguin Random House and DOJ face off for antitrust battle

In one of the biggest antitrust showdowns of President Biden’s tenure, the Justice Department is pulling out the big guns to stop a mega-publishing merger. The Justice Department’s ambitious bid to stop Penguin Random House from buying rival publisher Simon & Schuster has started taking on... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-07-25 16:10:21 UTC ]
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Authors Guild doubles down on support of antitrust suit against publisher mega-merger

The Authors Guild likes what it sees in the federal antitrust suit aiming to block the $2 billion merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-05 22:15:11 UTC ]
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US files antitrust suit to stop major book publisher merger

The Justice Department is suing to block a $2.2 billion book publishing deal that would have reshaped the industry Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-11-02 21:39:48 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish new Stephen King in May 2020

Hodder & Stoughton has announced a new book by Stephen King, If It Bleeds, will be published in May 2020 featuring four brand new long stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 02:00:34 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish new Stephen King novel

Hodder will publish Stephen King's new novel The Institute in September 2019 after the "thrilling and suspenseful" book was acquired by Jamie Hodder-Williams from Chuck Verrill at Darhansoff and Verrill in New York.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T's Randall Stephenson tries to close the deal on Time Warner merger at antitrust trial

AT&T Inc.’s top executive gave a vigorous defense of the proposed $85.4-billion deal to buy Time Warner, describing it as key to the company’s ability to compete with a new generation of high-tech competitors. “This world is changing fast,” said Randall Stephenson, who took the witness stand... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King to publish two novels in 2014

Revival will see horror master return to his signature genre after excursion into crime fiction, Mr MercedesNot content with making his first excursion into hard-boiled detective fiction this summer, Stephen King has announced that he will publish a second novel in the autumn.The 66-year-old... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Digital publishing first' for Stephen King

Hodder & Stoughton has put an interactive version of the cover of Stephen King's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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Tara Westover | 'My biggest fear wasn't that it wouldn't get published but that it would get published when it didn't deserve to be'

A remarkable tale of the importance of education by Tara Westover is destined for big things, predicts Caroline Sanderson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Post-Trial Briefs, PRH Attorneys Say DOJ Failed to Prove Its Case Against S&S Merger

In a highly anticipated post-trial filing PRH attorneys reiterate their claim that the government manufactured a fatally flawed case to block the nearly $2.2 billion merger—and then failed to prove it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Trial Put Publishing’s Inner Workings on Display. What Did We Learn?

The book world can be opaque to outsiders. A case offered an unusual glimpse into it, revealing curiosities about the business and details about book deals. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-19 14:50:05 UTC ]
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Op-Ed: How an antitrust trial could reshape the books we read — and who writes them

The proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster could lead to fewer voices — including marginalized voices — being published. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-18 10:09:48 UTC ]
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The PRH Trial Has Revealed a Barely Hidden Scorn for Independent Publishers

Over the past two weeks, writers and publishing professionals have been riveted by coverage of the trial in which the U.S. Department of Justice is attempting to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Big Five rival Simon & Schuster. As a member of the independent book publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:54:18 UTC ]
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