The controversial ‘1619 Project’ is coming out with two books from Penguin Random House as American publishing explores its place in the nation’s political fray.
Markus Dohle at Frankfurt Studio: ‘Long-Form Reading’
‘Penguin Random House’s worldwide CEO Markus Dohle analyzes his abiding optimism for publishing—and ‘zigzgging’ when the time is right.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Welcomes 1,500 Exhibitors from 74 Nations
Frankfurter Buchmesse: Programming highlights and registration details, as trade visitors prepare to travel–physically and digitally.
Viewpoints from Taiwan and Israel: The Jerusalem International Book Forum
In Taipei, the Grayhawk Agency was making submissions and getting silence back from the world. In Tel Aviv, Yaniv Iczkovits was launching his new book—a month before the second lockdown.
Jerusalem International Book Forum: Perspectives on the Pandemic
Day 2 of digital discussions at the Jerusalem International Book Forum examine the impact of the coronavirus on international book publishing.
Jerusalem International Book Forum: Its 2021 Digital Programming
The biennial forum this year will feature publishers, agents, scouts, editors, civic leaders and Israeli conductor Gil Shohat. (Sponsored)
PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report
‘Globally, people turned to books’ in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year.
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.
Jerusalem International Book Forum Announces 2021 Dates
The biennial Jerusalem International Book Forum has opened applications for its Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program, setting dates for 2021.
Looking Back at Publisher Sonny Mehta in London: ‘This Gracious Man’
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.