John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
To make the company ‘ more representative of the world around us,’ CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee.
For work that ‘underscores the undeniable importance of publishing to modern discourse and the rule of law,’ the Association of American Publishers recognizes Jeffrey Rosen.
Macmillan CEO John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted digital books amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Described by Macmillan’s Henry Holt as depicting ‘a president who is increasingly volatile,’ the new book covers Donald Trump’s second year in office.
At Frankfurt’s annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on ‘Fire and Fury,’ Rowohlt, and other topics.
The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region.
Praised for his handling of Trump’s attempt to ‘intimidate a publisher’, Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year.
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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