Should Transworld have published Lawrence Wright’s Scientology exposé in the UK in spite of the threat of a libel lawsuit? Or was cancellation pragmatic? Take our survey.
Last week, News Corp, the owner of HarperCollins Publishers expressed interest in buying Simon & Schuster from its owner, CBS Corp. Is another merger afoot?
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.
You’ve had a few days to absorb the news. Penguin and Random House want to merge. Now that the initial shock has worn off, what do you think?
Pearson and Bertelsmann are in talks over a potential merger of Random House and Penguin, giving them a combined 25% market share in the US and UK.
Lena Dunham, creator of HBO’s Girls, signed a $3.7 million book deal with Random House. Rob Spillman says it is emblematic of all that is wrong with corporate publishing today.
From a new app for Julia Child, to a bestselling e-short from Robert Reich to surprising promotional videos, how Knopf Doubleday exploits the digital age
Alberto Vitale ran Random House US from 1989 until 2002. Here he reflects on his career, changes in the book business, e-books, and the value of print.
It has become a common meme in publishing that in 2-3 years we’ll see one of the US Big Six publishers merge with another. Which will it be?
Random House Children’s Books will publish for the first time 13 classic Judy Blume books for young readers as e-books.