Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Latest from The Bookseller

Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House has derecognised the National Union of Journalists and Unite for collective bargaining with its management.
Carolyn Reidy
Simon & Schuster's president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has urged colleagues to "resist censorship" in an email to staff in which she summed up 2016 as a "tumultuous year" politically and culturally.
Faber & Faber
Faber & Faber has acquired The City That Fell of a Cliff by historian Matthew Green following a "heated" nine-way auction. 
HarperCollins UK has made three new appointments to the UK executive committee.
William Boyd
Novelist and screenwriter William Boyd is to receive the Bodley Medal.
June Eric-Udorie
Virago has signed 18-year-old activist and writer June Eric-Udorie, one of the BBC 100 Women for 2016, to edit an anthology that will focus on intersectional feminism, identity and beliefs.

DK has unveiled its Rogue One: A Star Wars Story global publishing program, following the film's nationwide release.
Stephen Lustig, business development director of marketing, sales and distribution company Eurospan Group, will be retiring at the end of December.
Voices from the Jungle
Pluto Press is to publish an anthology of stories, poems, photographs and drawings by the then-inhabitants of the 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais, France, which has since been demolished by the French government. 
The Bookseller
The Bookseller has moved offices and is now situated on Westminster Tower on Albert Embankment in London SE1.

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