Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Bertelsmann Seeks Partner to Buy Penguin: Reuters reported that Bertelsmann is talking to outside firms to gauge their interest in helping the company buy the 47% stake that Pearson owns in Penguin Random House.

Charities Accepting Book Donations: If you love books, then consider donating your favorite tomes to charities such as Bookpals listed here.

George RR Martin On Syrian Refugees: The 'Game of Thrones' author addressed the Syrian refugee crisis, criticizing politicians opposed to welcoming victims of Isis.

2015's Best Indie Press Books: Check out a list of 50 books from independent publishers that dominated 2015, from 'Binary Star' to 'At Least Two Seconds.'

Should Amazon Close on Thanksgiving?: A warehouse worker for Amazon is making a case for why the retailer should not be open on Thursday.


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