Almost 50 years old, DK has had its best year in 2021 and its best half-year in 2022. We talk with co-CEOs Rebecca Smart and Paul Kelly.
Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s International PRH Six-Month Report
‘We will always champion the free flow of ideas and the written word,’ Markus Dohle tells his worldwide staff in his earnings memo.
During LBF: Rebecca Smart, Paul Kelly Named DK Co-CEOs
Penguin Random House’s Markus Dohle appoints Rebecca Smart and Paul Kelly to succeed Carsten Coesfeld at DK.
Books to Film: Josh Malerman on Seeing ‘Bird Box’ Land on Netflix, 45 Million International Accounts Watch
Michigan author Josh Malerman’s debut novel ‘Bird Box’ is a holiday release with staying power from Netflix in its Universal Pictures production directed by Denmark’s Susanne Bier with Sandra Bullock.
London Book Fair’s Quantum Keynote: Tom Goodwin, ‘Digital Darwinist,’ on Surviving
‘Challenging all assumptions of the past’ may be only the beginning of life after the digital disruption, Tom Goodwin says. And when he speaks at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference, he’ll be talking about the ‘share-of-attention’ dilemma.
Industry Notes: The ARTS+ at Berlinale; Goodwin, Shelley, Andoh at Quantum Conference
The first of this year’s The ARTS+ events is scheduled for later this week during the Berlinale. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference will feature keynote events with headliners from three disciplines.
Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event
First on the calendar is Edinburgh’s Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference’s programming is featuring audiobooks and seldom-heard voices.
FutureBook’s 2017 Triple Threat: Big Asks and Diverse Voices
Leading questions and an extensive three-tracked structure frame the programming of this year’s FutureBook conference from The Bookseller team in London.
Upcoming Publishing Events: Paris, Singapore, Philadelphia, London
As the post-Frankfurt publishing conference season rolls on, here are notes on several publishing events in Europe, Asia, and North America.
‘The Markets’ at Frankfurt: Reach and Responsibility
From education to the trade, Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening is stressing freedom of expression and the responsibilities that go along with it.
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