My Independent Bookshop, a social network from Penguin Random House UK, launched Thursday. It’s direct-to-consumer bookselling model is aimed at foiling Amazon.
The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.
Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana will force the Brazilian operation to choose whether to stay or leave the powerful DLD digital distribution platform.
Publisher Riverhead is pushing the boundary between book and art with a $150 3-D edition of Chang-rae Lee’s new novel, On Such a Full Sea.
Dozens of top authors will join the #TwitterFiction Festival, March 12-16, and will take on the challenge of story-telling in 140 characters.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013, Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, spoke about the upcoming merger and his view on print and digital publishing.
The Times of India reports that Penguin Random House is demanding that Vikram Seth return his $1.7 million advance for failure to meet his submission deadline.
Following the completion of the merger between Penguin and Random House, CEO Markus Dohle announces the global senior executive team for the new Penguin Random House, which now controls around 25% of the trade book market in the US.
When Penguin and Random House merge, the company will publish half the trade books in the USA. How can the rest of the industry compete? And what will be the impact on Amazon?
Overlooked in the much of the discussion of the Penguin Random House merger is just how important Latin America, China and India are to the deal.