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Penguin halts e-books sales to libraries

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-10

(02-09) 18:55 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Penguin Group (USA), which publishes such best-sellers as Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" and "Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat, Pray, Love," has stopped selling e-books to libraries. Simon &...
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Viking buys popular science sun study

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Penguin has acquired a title written by solar physicist Doctor Lucie Green, which looks at the...
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Dan Shepherd new deputy m.d. at HCB

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Hachette Children's Books has appointed Penguin group sales director Dan Shepherd to the...
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Should Entrepreneurs Self-Publish?

Media Bistro – 2012-01-31

Formula Capital managing director and author James Altucher bashed the Penguin publicity team that worked on one of his earlier books and urged entrepreneurs to abandon traditional publishing. What do you think of his provocative article? Check out...
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Penguin Promotion Tips

Media Bistro – 2012-01-30

In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), our guest was Dennis Johnson, the publisher of Melville House. Johnson has published books by everybody from Jacques Derrida to Howard Dean. We discussed Melville House's adopt a penguin...
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Pearson reveals profit upgrade and predicts 10% boost in full-year earnings

Guardian – 2012-01-19

Financial Times publisher says it earned £2bn in digital revenues last year and £600m from emerging marketsPearson, the owner of the Financial Times and book publisher Penguin, announced a profit upgrade and now expects full-year earnings to be up...
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Iggulden goes to Penguin for new series

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Michael Joseph has poached bestselling historical fiction author Conn Iggulden from Harper­...
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Media Decoder: Author Found on Penguin's Web Site Signs Book Deal

The New York Times – 2012-01-09

An imprint of Penguin Group USA discovered Kerry Schafer after she posted samples on Bookcountry.com, a site that lets writers share their work.
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Haines joins Penguin Children's in new media role

The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

Penguin Children's Group has created the role of acquisitions manager for its media and...
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HC's Haines to Penguin

The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

Penguin Children's Group has created the role of acquisitions manager for its media and...
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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The Library Alternative

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-16

In November, when Penguin abruptly announced it was pulling its frontlist e-books from library lending programs, the move was widely perceived as a response to Amazon—and a warning that, whatever the outcome of this latest struggle over e-books,...
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Pearson sells stake in FTSE

The Bookseller – 2011-12-12

Penguin parent company Pearson has sold its 50% stake in FTSE International to the London...
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Pearson to sell FTSE stake for £450m

Guardian – 2011-12-12

Financial Times and Penguin owner Pearson to sell 50% stake in FTSE International group in shift from financial dataPearson is to sell its 50% stake in the FTSE International group to the London Stock Exchange for £450m in cash.The company, owner...
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Penguin Group buys 45% of Companhia das Letras

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

The Penguin Group has bought a 45% stake in Brazil's leading trade publisher, Companhia das...
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Radio Times drops Santa Claus from Christmas cover

Guardian – 2011-12-02

Magazine says Father Christmas could be seen as a 'symbol of over-indulgence', so it opts for tree illustrationSanta Claus has been banished from the cover of the Radio Times Christmas issue this year, over fears he would be viewed as a "symbol of...
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Pippa Middleton signs with Penguin

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Penguin has secured a book on how to entertain by Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law to Prince...
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Christmas gifts 2011: which books will be under your tree?

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Our critics choose the books they intend to give this Christmas, and the ones they hope to receiveWhat do you think are the best books of 2011? Take part in our open thread discussion hereDiana AthillEditor and writerI am crazy about Craig Taylor's...
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Brigid Nelson moves from Penguin to HCCB

The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

HarperCollins Children's Books has made Brigid Nelson its divisional sales director, with...
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In Fight with Amazon, Libraries Caught in the Crossfire

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-25

When Penguin announced last week that it was disabling library e-book lending on the Kindle and pulling its latest e-book titles from all library lending platforms, libraries and readers took the hit, but to some observers they were collateral...
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