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.
New Insights Emerge Into Bidders for Simon & Schuster
The chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process.
UK and USA: New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf and Walter Mosley
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
US National Book Awards’ Literarian Award: The Late Carolyn Reidy
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship
Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs.
Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71
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.’
Reidy to Staff: ViacomCBS Is Looking to Sell Simon & Schuster
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.
Industry Notes: Sony Makes Wattpad Projects; Business Remembers Alice Mayhew
The Sony Pictures Television deal for Wattpad has two projects in development. And a stalwart of nonfiction, Simon & Schuster’s Alice Mayhew, is remembered.
BookExpo’s Roundtable With CEOs Cites Stability, Growth, Promise for Books Ahead
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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