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To Automate or Not to Automate the Rights Business?

On Friday, rights professionals gathering at the Penguin Random House Building in New York to discuss trends and issues in the global rights business

At a Publishers Weekly event in NYC, rights directors and agents discussed how automation and standards would improve the book rights business.

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PRH’s Brightly to Help Parents Raise Lifelong Readers

Brightly 4

Brightly is a new online resource from Penguin Random House to help parents find books that will encourage their children to become lifelong readers.

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Mondadori and RCS Libri: An Italian Publishing Coup in the Making?

Marcello Vena is the founder of media consultancy AllBrain

Marcello Vena discusses the offer Mondadori has made for RCS Libri, which would merge two of Italy’s strongest education and trade publishing groups.

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How a Publishing Podcast Can Change a Book’s Life

Anshuman Idaamsetty

A publishing podcast is about creating intimacy with the reader. It’s not a bullet point or marketing strategy, says Anshuman Idaamsetty of PRH Canada.

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National Readathon Day on January 24th!

National Readathon Day

National Readathon Day encourages readers to sit with a book on Saturday, January 24th to help raise money for literacy efforts in the United States.

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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

Tom Weldon

The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.

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Introducing Your Publishing World Cup “Dream Team”

Charlie Redmayne, standing 6' 5" and one of the few former military men to run a publishing house, would be an intimidating presence in the net.

Who would you have on a book business World Cup dream team? Who would you place up front? On the bench? As manager We humbly submit our own selections.

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PRH’s New Identity: Goodbye to Some Famous Bricks and Mortar

New Penguin Random House

Roger Tagholm bids a poetic adieu to Random House’s iconic colophon, which has been replaced by a new text-based ‘global identity.’

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PRH UK’s My Independent Bookshop to Battle Amazon

My Independent Bookshop

My Independent Bookshop, a social network from Penguin Random House UK, launched Thursday. It’s direct-to-consumer bookselling model is aimed at foiling Amazon.

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To Tango, Flamenco and Samba: Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana

A map depicting Santillana's worldwide footprint.

The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.

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