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Posted November 10, 2020
She was at Crooked Lane
Books.. At Hachette Nashville, Sean McGowan has joined as editor,
acquiring for Center Street, Faith Words, and Worthy. India Hunter has
joined as associate editor, acquiring for Faith Words and Worthy.
At Brower Literary & Management, Aimee Ashcraft has been promoted to
literary agent and Anna Atoria to associate subrights agent.
Zoila Peña has been promoted to assistant manager of customer service
for all Workman Publishing imprints.
Posted August 5, 2020
" Distribution Penguin Random House
India and Southeast Asia and Independent Publishers Group have
announced a join distribution deal: PRHI will distributeIPG in India,
and IPG’s Trafalgar Square Publishing will distribute PRHI in the US,
Canada, the UK and EU. Red Wheel/Weiser announces will distribute
Lantern Publishing & Media starting September 1.
Posted July 15, 2020
Distribution Penguin Random House India will handle sales and
distribution in India and the subcontinent for Sourcebooks and
Posted July 13, 2020
" Longtime freelance
copyeditor India Cooper died in May at age 67, and was remembered
recently by colleagues at Oxford University Press -- where she edited
over 100 books, including four of Oxford's Pulitzer Prize winners and
six volumes of the Oxford History of the United States: "The editor
behind many of Oxford University Press USA's highest profile titles
was not a staff member.
Posted March 24, 2020
Ediciones Salamandra, a 45 percent share of Sourcebooks, the F+W Books
US list, La Campana Llibres, Zahar, Eric Carle Studios, and a
distribution business in India. Bertelsmann ceo Thomas Rabe indicated
they will "continue to expand Penguin Random House's businesses over
the next few years, including through acquisitions." From elsewhere
within Bertelsmann, the company sold their stake in Food52 to TCG.
Posted December 3, 2019
SPS has 3,600
full-time employees in Chennai and Trichy in India, serving as an
end-to-end solutions provider for print and digital publisher.
Posted October 10, 2019
Elizabeth Blue Guess becomes
sales director, author brands.
Harvard University Press will be sold and distributed in the Indian
subcontinent by Harper India. Audio Sourcebooks, one of the larger
independent publishers without its own audiobooks line, has paired
with Dreamscape Media in multi-year agreement to produce and
distribute audiobooks starting this fall for their Sourcebooks
Casablanca romance imprint and Poisoned Pen Press, the mystery imprint
Posted August 29, 2019
They also acquired a distribution
business in India "with storage capacity for ten million books."
Today's report discloses that they paid €40 million for Little Tiger,
which was deemed the only material investment broken out in the
report. Other acquisitions and investments across Bertelsmann -- most
of which seem to have come from PRH -- added up to another €53
Posted May 22, 2019
the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence
(Grand Central, 11/25) William Dalrymple, The Anarchy: The Rise and
Fall of the East India Company (Bloomsbury, 10/22) Ed Darack, The
Warriors of Anbar: The Marines Who Crushed Al- Qaeda––the Greatest
Untold Story of the Iraq War (Da Capo, 11/5) Adam Davidson, The
Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First
Century (Knopf, 1/7) Dan Davies, Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds
Posted April 29, 2019
"Straight currency conversion almost never works" and books
often are priced out of the market in countries such as India, Brazil,
and Mexico. - Code your metadata to use your rights to sell in all
available and licensed territories. Kobo sells in 190 countries and
last year they sold 600,000 titles in non-English speaking countries,
but "we could sell more" if they were listed.
Posted April 26, 2019
In its growth segment (China,
Brazil, South Africa and India), revenue was flat. Net debt was down
ever so slightly to £0.5 billion, from £0.6 billion in last year's Q1,
though the company noted that same figure is about £1.2 billion using
the post-IFRS 16 accounting standards. At Penguin Random House, in
which Pearson has a 25 percent stake, "trading is in line with our
Posted April 3, 2019
Scams The Federal Trade Commission has won a summary judgement in US
District Court against an India-based publisher of online academic
journals, hitting the company with a $50 million fine and a permanent
injunction. The OMICS Group claimed its journals were peer-reviewed,
yet sometimes published articles the day after submission.
Posted March 26, 2019
At PRH on its own, sales were €3.134 billion*, reported as €3.075 in
2017, helped modestly by the acquisitions of Rodale Books, Hind Pocket
Books in India, and an increased share in Companhia das Letras in
Brazil. Profit was €313 million, compared to €365 million a year ago.
That leaves sales for the separate Random House Germany at €290
million, helped by the acquisition of audiobook publisher DAV.
Operating EBITDA for PRH+ was €528 million, up €7 million (or 1.
Posted March 14, 2019
four categories, with each winner receiving $165,000: Fiction Danielle
McLaughlin (Ireland) David Chariandy (Canada) Nonfiction Raghu Karnad
(India) Rebecca Solnit (United States) Poetry Ishion Hutchinson
(Jamaica) Kwame Dawes (Ghana/Jamaica/United States) Drama Young Jean
Lee (United States) Patricia Cornelius (Australia).
Posted March 12, 2019
" S&S will publish in the United Kingdom, Australia, India,
and Canada as well, and acquired world rights to the book. In other
celebrity book announcements, following the news we shared earlier
this month that Elton John's autobiography has a global release date
of October 15, Macmillan announced a collaboration with Waterstones
that will have John "appearing in conversation at the Hammersmith
Apollo in November" in London, followed by a signing at Waterstones
Posted February 5, 2019
has been promoted to the new position of international sales
director responsible for ANZ (excluding Hodder & Stoughton, Headline,
John Murray and Quercus), India and the Americas. Simon McArt, Anna
Kelsall and Ellie Kyrke-Smith will report to her. Eleanor Wood has
been promoted to international sales and product director. Forthcoming
Little, Brown will publish Malcolm Gladwell's new book, TALKING TO
STRANGERS on September 10.
Posted December 20, 2018
Penguin Random House made with a number of modest purchases around the
world, including the books division of Rodale, paperback publisher
Hind Pocket Books in India, and a controlling stake in Brazil's
Companhia das Letras, while also selling off the app company Smashing
Ideas, which was an early outside purchase under ceo Markus Dohle's
tenure in 2011 (after Ten Speed Press, bought in early 2009 --
correcting an earlier version of this post).
Posted December 13, 2018
achieved significant growth in our
Audio programs; increased revenues globally; welcomed several
publishing houses into our family of imprints in the US, India,
Brazil, and Germany; and created a wide range of promising new
imprints throughout our territories." The letter was once again
accompanied by a video, celebrating the company's belief "in the power
of books to connect and transform us.
Posted December 11, 2018
outside of Sweden, reflecting an aggressive growth strategy in
international markets, now including Norway, Denmark, Finland, the
Netherlands, Poland, Russia, India, Spain, Iceland, UAE, Italy,
Turkey, Mexico and, most recently, Bulgaria (with Singapore and Brazil
next). In 2017, Storytel's international streaming revenues grew by
over 100 percent.
Posted October 8, 2018
" Gaurav Shrinagesh, ceo of
Penguin Random House India and South East Asia, will oversee the
company, with Nora Nazerene Abu Bakar joining as executive editor in
November and reporting to Shrinagesh. Most recently Bakar was
acquisitions manager at Marshall Cavendish Education. The company will
do business as Penguin Books Singapore for now, with a formal new name
to be announced next year.
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