Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Pearson 'Happy' Part-Owner of Penguin Random House
"We have a 47% share in Penguin Random House, and we are very happy to continue to be shareholders with the progress they are making."
--Pearson CEO John Fallon, as quoted by the Bookseller, when asked in an investors call last week about whether the company will sell Penguin, following Pearson announcements about the sale of its Financial Times business and its 50% interest in the Economist Group.