Browsing by topic: HarperCollins

HarperCollins Rings in LBF in Traditional Style

Christopher North with Kate Jackson (far left) and Susan Katz (middle), both from HC US Childrens.

HarperCollins’ annual pre-LBF launch party is an annual mainstay: think Downton Abbey, only with agents and publishers, rather than butlers and footmen.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

Gertrude Stein: The Making of a Children’s Book

Gertrude Stein Cover

Gertrude Stein’s children’s book, The World is Round, is 75 this year and is being rereleased by Harper Design in a reproduction of the book’s first edition from 1939.

Posted in Children's | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Videos from Frankfurt: Brazil, Predictions, Charlie Redmayne, and Casper Grathwohl

Screen Shot 2013-10-10 at 10.24.52

On the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Publishing Perspectives video team interviewed agents, publishers and organizers about their expectations for the near future of the industry.

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Scribd CEO Aims for $1 Billion in Revenue from Ebook Subscriptions

Trip Adler needs more major publishers to sign on to Scribd.

Scribd formally launched ebook subscriptions today and the company CEO said he believes the service could eventually produce $1 billion in annual revenue.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Can Charlie Redmayne Lead HarperCollins UK to Victory?

Charlie Redmayne

Ex-army man Charlie Redmayne may have left Pottermore to take the helm at HarperCollins UK, but he’s not taking sides in the war between print and digital.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

What Does the HarperCollins UK Redmayne Appointment Really Mean?

Redmayne is one of the few former military men to have run a publishing house.

With former Pottermore CEO Redmayne running HarperCollins UK, publishers wonder what his appointment foretells about the future of the book business.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

The Swinging Door to Publishing’s C-Suite

Victoria Barnsle, soon to be ex-CEO Harper Collins.

At the highest levels of publishing the expectation of being fired or restructured is almost a job requirement, as demonstrated by several job changes this week.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Genre Fiction and Digital Publishing: A Marriage Made in Heaven

digital work laptop

The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

Book Marketing Q&A: David Boyle, HarperCollins, On Understanding Consumers

David Boyle, Senior VP, Consumer Insight, HarperCollins

In the newly created position of Senior VP of Consumer Insights at HarperCollins, David Boyle has big plans to transform how publishers understand and connect with consumers.

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , | Comments closed

What Does “Post-Digital” Book Discovery Look Like?

David Roth-Ely

The challenge with digital is discovery, so David Roth-Ey of Fourth Estate and William Collins, is now looking at new ways to engage potential readers, including live events.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , | Comments closed
  • SIGN UP NOW!
    Enter your email address below to receive daily news updates from Publishing Perspectives.
    Click here to learn more about our newsletters
  • Monetize Your Backlist

    Organized by Publishing Perspectives

    Hear experts from publishing and technology discuss strategies and tools you can use to generate more revenue from your backlist content.

    What: Monetizing the Backlist event
    When: 9am–1pm on April 24, 2014
    Where: Scholastic Headquarters, NYC

    Buy your tickets now!