Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Roundup with PW

PRH Opts to Publish $65 Million Obama Books Globally
The pair of books that Penguin Random House recently bought by Barack and Michelle Obama, for a reported $65 million, will be released globally by the publisher.
more »

London Book Fair 2017: More Evidence of a Print Renaissance in the U.K.
In his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s pre-conference, Quantum, Steve Bohme at Nielsen U.K. said that British print book purchases rose 4% in 2016 (over 2015), and that spending on print was up 7%.
more » 

Bertelsmann to Raise Stake in PRH: The German media group, which currently owns 53% of Penguin Random House, expects to increase its stake to 70%-75%.

'The Outsiders' Turns 50: First published in 1967, S.E. Hinton's YA novel has sold over 15 million copies and continues to influence readers today.

Feminist Author Under Fire: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is facing criticism after her comments on gender identity and women's issues.

Exposing a Deep American Horror: Book critic Ruth Franklin explores Joyce Carol Oates' novel on abortion, 'A Book of American Martyrs.'

Michelle Dockery's Favorite Books: The 'Downton Abbey' star reveals her best-loved books by authors such as J.D. Salinger, Margaret Atwood, Helen Fielding, and more.


No comments: