The biennial forum this year will feature publishers, agents, scouts, editors, civic leaders and Israeli conductor Gil Shohat. (Sponsored)
‘Globally, people turned to books’ in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year.
ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann’s chief says he’s interested.
The biennial Jerusalem International Book Forum has opened applications for its Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program, setting dates for 2021.
Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
Asking his staff to welcome ‘new companies and respective colleagues’ in international acquisitions, Markus Dohle touts PRH’s ‘unmatched global reach.’
One of Spain’s most prominent independent houses, Ediciones Salamandra brings some 500 authors to Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial.
The 48 subject category winners of the 2019 PROSE Award cycle from the Association of American Publishers will yield four top category titles and an overall winner.
What CEO Markus Dohle calls ‘a natural extension and complement’ to PRH’s work in Southeast Asia, the new company will have a 50-title output at the start.
Taking direction from its board members, the AAP has reset its focus on copyright and advocacy for the value of book publishing in modern society.
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