Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Roundup with PW

PRH Completes Purchase of Ediciones B
The purchase, which was announced in April, will boost Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s position in Spanish-language trade-book publishing markets throughout the world.
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Slow Food the Fast Way: PW Talks with Elettra Weidemann: In 'Impatient Foodie' (Scribner, June), author Elettra Wiedemann, who adapted the book from her blog of the same name, gives everyday home cooks shortcuts to the slow-food lifestyle.

Review: 'Sweet' by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh: The latest from Ottolenghi (after 'Nopi'), written with pastry chef and longtime collaborator Goh, displays the signature dishes that have earned the London restaurateur legions of fans.
iBooks Bestsellers: Grisham's 'Island' Keeps Floating at #1
John Grisham continues to enjoy the island life as his first-ever summer beach read, 'Camino Island,' remains afloat atop the iBooks bestseller list.
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Tencent's China Literature to Go Public: The e-tailer's online publishing arm has filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering estimated to raise $800 million.

Tolkien Estate and WB Settle Suit: Warner Bros. and the estate of the author J.R.R. Tolkien have settled an $80 million lawsuit over online merchandising.

Larkin Exhibition Sheds Light On Poet: Hundreds of the complicated poet's personal items are on display at the Brynmor Jones library in Hull, England.

Driving the Beat Road: Interviews with the surviving members of the Beat Generation on the West Coast, including Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Gary Snyder.

Shakespeare’s Cure for Xenophobia: What 'The Merchant of Venice' taught Stephen Goldblatt about ethnic hatred and the literary imagination.

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