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.
The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton.
On London Book Fair’s home turf, its biggest trade houses have pulled out amid the COVID-19 outbreak. World publishing now sees Reed Exhibitions cancel the iconic trade show.
The worldwide system of Penguin Random House, world’s largest book publisher, has pulled out of London Book Fair amid the mounting COVID-19 outbreak.
Developing story: The States’ Macmillan and HarperCollins pull out of London Book Fair over the weekend, along with the Hachette US rights team.
With Ingram’s and Simon & Schuster’s exits from London Book Fair, other publishers are watchful–concerned both for employee safety and for cost in case of a quarantine.
Penguin Random House anticipates a full transition to green energy by 2022, writes Markus Dohle, well ahead of some of the new Bertelsmann guidelines.
A March 10 half-day ‘Audio HQ’ conference will open London Book Fair in the show’s new audio-specific exhibition area at Olympia London.
Finland and Germany were the first markets added Nextory, the Stockholm-based unlimited-subscription service for ebooks and audiobooks.
Leadership at Holtzbrinck’s Rowohlt in Germany goes to Nicola Bartels as PRH USA’s Madeline McIntosh names Maya Mavjee and Reagan Arthur at Knopf.