Penguin Random House interim CEO Nihar Malaviya says that international division chiefs will continue to report to him.
IPA’s Prix Voltaire Deadline Week: Censorship, Bannings
Amid final nominations for IPA’s Prix Voltaire, book bannings and charges of censorship raise new controversies in children’s content.
At Cairo Book Fair, Publishers Expand Rights Trade and Marketing
Publishers are building up their rights and digital business at Cairo International Book Fair this year, despite regional economic challenges.
Penguin Random House’s Madeline McIntosh To Step Down
‘I am here for every single one of you, now and in the future,’ Madeline McIntosh tells PRH staff in a heartfelt memo.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
PRH CEO Markus Dohle Stepping Down, End of Year
Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.
PRH Announces a Last Extension to Its Pandemic-Era Open-License Program
Set up in March 2020, Penguin Random House’s open-license program allows for content usage in remote-teaching.
On the Termination of the PRH-Simon & Schuster Deal
The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster.
Sharjah Conference: ‘Hungry for International Content’
As Sharjah’s conference concludes, speakers turn to translation, multinational publishing, and potential Arab-market advances.
Markus Dohle in the UAE on the PRH-S&S Ruling: ‘Utterly Wrong’
In ‘my first statement’ on the ruling blocking the PRH-S&S merger, Markus Dohle says the court order is ‘a very unfortunate part of the political agenda.’