Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
The chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs.
Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls ‘her fierce intelligence and curiosity.’
Simon & Schuster’s chief Carolyn Reidy tells the staff in a memo that its parent company, ViacomCBS, will be exploring potential sales of the Big Five publishing house.
The Sony Pictures Television deal for Wattpad has two projects in development. And a stalwart of nonfiction, Simon & Schuster’s Alice Mayhew, is remembered.
The market is ‘robust and solid,’ the BookExpo audience hears from three of the biggest books CEOs in the world. It’s just the consumers who keep changing.
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