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Harper's Senior Editor Donovan Hohn Departs for GQ

The New York Observer – 2011-02-15

Donovan Hohn has left Harper's for GQ, where he will be a features editor. "I've long admired GQ's journalistic storytelling and am excited to be headed there," Mr. Hohn told The Observer. Mr. Hohn was a senior editor at Harper's, where he oversaw the Readings section. Mr. Hohn leaves in the wake of literary editor Ben Metcalf and Index editor Ted Ross's dismissals, which publisher John "Rick" McArthur attested were necessary layoffs (and over which he faced...
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Karl Marx, Harper Lee sold big in 2011

Used book-selling website AbeBooks' biggest sale in 2011 was of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital," the three-volume first edition published by Otto Meissner in 1867. Ironically, someone paid $51,739 for the... | Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-04

Company auctioning Harper Lee letters

A Los Angeles company is selling a letter signed by Monroeville author Harper Lee that concerns her award-winning book 'To Kill a Mocking Bird.' | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-04

Clare Smith moves from Harper to Little, Brown

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 11:36 Little, Brown and Abacus has appointed Clare Smith, currently HarperPress publishing director, to the role of publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular title among the public to be given away as part of World Book Night... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most popular title to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012.... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

Harper Government Supports Canadian Book Publishers

BRIDGEWATER, NS, July 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Two book publishers in Atlantic Canada will be able to hire additional staff and grow their businesses, thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada.... | CNW – 2011-07-22

Harper switches to Hodder & Stoughton

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 09:58 Hodder & Stoughton has signed a three-book deal with thriller writer Tom Harper, marking the author's move from Random... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-03

Publisher insists Harper Lee cooperated with book

The publisher of a book about Harper Lee is insisting that the author of To Kill a Mockingbird cooperated with the project. | CBC – 2011-04-30

Media Decoder: Confusion Over a Book About Harper Lee

The author of a forthcoming book about the ever-private Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," insisted on Friday that she had the cooperation of Ms. Lee, two days after Ms. Lee released a... | The New York Times – 2011-04-29

Harper's Bizarre: How the House of Twain Became a House of Pain

On a bright winter morning last January, John R. "Rick" MacArthur, publisher of Harper's Magazine, walked into editor Roger D. Hodge's office and fired him. It was so unexpected that when Mr. Hodge... | The New York Observer – 2011-02-23

Harper's Bazaar

Last fall, Harper’s Bazaar won Cover of the Year from the American Society of Magazine Editors for its December 2009 issue featuring the lead actors from the “Twilight” movie franchise. | Folio Magazine – 2011-02-09

Harper Changes the Audio Equation

Of the 150 titles on HarperCollins’s spring audio list, only two are being published on CD; the rest are being released as digital downloads. Although CD sales have been declining in the audio... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07

Profit from the Internet? Harper's Publisher Calls Out The Atlantic Over Earnings Boast

Earlier this month, The Atlantic shocked many by announcing that, for the first time in decades, they had made some money on an actual smart-person magazine. To what strategy did it owe this windfall... | The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

Digital sales amount to 20% of Harper number one

HarperCollins' digital sales of Stuart... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

Harper teams up with the BBC for Strictly tie-in

HarperCollins will publish an official tie-in... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-13

Harper's Magazine names Ellen Rosenbush as editor

Harper's Magazine on Monday named Ellen Rosenbush as its 14th editor and the first woman to hold the job. Rosenbush has been acting editor at the 160-year-old, general-interest monthly since Feb. 1. | Yahoo – 2010-07-26

Harper Buys Scott Brown Memoir

After word spread throughout the industry that a book proposal from newly elected Massachusetts... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-10

Harper Teen Pays Seven Figures for Debut YA Trilogy

In a major pre-Bologna acquisition, Laura Arnold at Harper Teen pre-empted North American rights... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

Editorial Shake-Up as Harper’s Tries to Stabilize in a Downturn

The publisher and main benefactor raises concerns that the magazine, a nonprofit supported by his foundation, is becoming irrelevant. | New York Times – 2010-02-01

Harper Closing Bowen Press

As part of its cost cutting measures, HarperCollins is closing its new children's imprint, Brenda Bowen Press. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-10

Harper Closing Collins; Other Layoffs Planned

HarperCollins announced this morning that it is closing its Collins division and integrating its operations within different businesses in the General Books Group. As a result, Steve Ross, president... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-10

Harper Offers Voluntary Retirement

HarperCollins is offering early retirment packages to employees over age 55 and with at least five years experience. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27

Harper US inks Wall Street Journal deal

Journalists from the Wall Street Journal will... | The Bookseller – 2008-11-10

Chris Hemblade joins Harper's Bazaar

Chris Hemblade is to join Harper's Bazaar as senior contributing editor, three months after leaving rival magazine Elle to work in the charity sector. By Caitlin Fitzsimmons | Guardian – 2008-10-02

Jon Friedman's Media Web: Harper's: The best magazine you don't read

To a longtime media-industry writer, one of the mysteries of the U.S. publishing scene is why there isn’t more buzz surrounding Harper’s Magazine these days. | Market Watch – 2008-09-19

Devil Wears Prada author to Harper

HarperCollins has signed the next two books... | The Bookseller – 2008-09-10

Harper Ends Year on High Note

HarperCollins rebounded from an awful first quarter to finish the fiscal year ended June 30 with a 3% sales gain and an increase in profits from $159 million to $160 million. | Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-05

Harper Perennial to Time 'First Circle' Pub to Solzhenitsyn's Death

Harper Perennial, which acquired the first English language translation of the now-deceased (as of Sunday night) Alexander Solzhenitsyn's The First Circle, is looking to time the book's publication... | Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-04

'Harper's' Now Questioning Bob Woodward's Speeches and Foundation

After criticizing Washington Post columnist David Broder Thursday for giving speeches to business groups, Harper's magazine writer Ken Silverstein now says Bob Woodward is doing much the same thing. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-06-13

PBS specials will explore Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee

The Southern authors, each of whom wrote a classic American novel, will have their lives and influence explored in two episodes of PBS's 'American Masters.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-01

Harper’s publisher makes case against Web publishing

Providence Journal | The Atlantic Harper’s publisher John R. MacArthur gave a lecture at Columbia University in February, but its text seems to have evaded widespread Internet attention... | Poynter. – 2012-03-14

Hachette, S&S and Harper settle with DoJ over agency

Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins have settled with the US Department of Justice... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-11

Harper & Foyles triumph at Bookseller Awards

HarperCollins claimed this year’s prestigious Publisher of the Year accolade at the... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-15

Review of ‘The Last Natural’: New book on Nationals star Bryce Harper comes up short

In the fall of 2009, the Harper family of Las Vegas took a step that within less than a year proved of immense potential importance for the future of Major League Baseball in the nation’s... | The Washington Post – 2012-05-18

Harper Voyager opens doors to unagented submissions

Harper Voyager has launched an international talent search, with aspiring writers invited to... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-12

Harper enrols Military Wives

Harper Non-Fiction has bought a book from chart-topping choir, the Military Wives. Made up of... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-14

Harper and PT launch global system

HarperCollins will introduce a “globally integrated system” for its editorial,... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-11

Harper Government Invests in Wood Lake Publishing

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Harper Government Invests in Porcupine's Quill

ERIN, On, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - An investment in arts and culture in Erin will help boost the regional economy. Porcupine's Quill will continue to produce high-quality books for readers everywhere,... | CNW – 2012-11-20

Harper’s publisher doesn’t understand how the internet works, blames Google

Many publishers are trying to adapt to the way media works in a digital age, but some still see Google and the web as parasites -- and Harper's publisher seems determined to stay in the latter... | GigaOM – 2013-01-18

Publisher of Harper's Googles Wrong

In his essay all about the evils of Google, Internet curmudgeon and Harper's publisher John R. MacArthur reveals that his googling skills need some improvement. | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-01-18

9 Other Things That Harper's Publisher Rick MacArthur Googles

"Try finding Harper's Magazine when you Google "magazines that publish essays" or "magazines that publish short stories" -- it isn't easy." No, Rick, no it's not. | The Atlantic – 2013-01-18

Stephen Harper to publish work on the history of hockey with Simon & Schuster

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Harper releases Bradbury e-books in the UK

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Budget watchdog data shows bureaucracy grew under Harper

New data published by the Parliamentary Budget Office reveals the number of individuals on the federal payroll rose 14 per cent since Harper's Conservatives came into office. | CBC – 2013-06-29

How Design Legend Irving Harper Created The Herman Miller Logo

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Harper's Misses the Point on Unpaid Internships

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Simon & Schuster Canada releases title and cover of Stephen Harper's history of hockey book

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PM Stephen Harper's hockey book offers sneak peek online

If you've been waiting with bated breath for a look at the book on hockey Stephen Harper's spent years writing, you're in luck — a sneak peek of A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of... | CBC – 2013-09-04

Harper Lee Lawsuit Settled

NEW YORK -- "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has settled a New York lawsuit against two of the defendants she sued in May to re-secure the copyright to her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. A... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-09

Unpublished Hemingway story will be released in Harper's Magazine

The work, titled 'My Life in the Bull Ring with David Ogden Stewart,' will be published in Harper's Magazine. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-19

Author Harper Lee, Hometown Museum At Odds

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee is at odds with a museum in her Alabama hometown that celebrates her literary achievement over use of the words in the title of her... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-21

Harper’s Bazaar Debuts E-Commerce, Digital SIP

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Harper Lee is back in court – this time suing her own hometown

'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee alleges that her hometown is exploiting her trademark and personality rights. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-18

Celebrity Weekly 'Closer' Targets Women 40 and Up With Valerie Harper, JFK

Grocery store shoppers in New York on Wednesday will see a new celebrity magazine vying for their attention at checkout: Bauer Publishing's Closer Weekly. Where the Kardashians and other young celebs... | Advertising Age – 2013-10-30

Town dependent on fame of Harper Lee book stung by museum lawsuit

By Verna Gates MONROEVILLE, Alabama (Reuters) - Harper Lee was once universally revered by her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, but a legal battle over the shrine it built to honor her literary... | Yahoo! News – 2013-11-03

Harper thanks Nigel Wright for ethics help in hockey book

This may require a little prime ministerial stickhandling. Stephen J. Harper, hockey author, relied for ethical advice on the same former senior staffer he now says is solely responsible for an... | CBC – 2013-11-29

Style Blog: The Romance Novel Convention in Harper’s

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the February issue of Harper’s features an essay about the hopeful fringe of the romance-novel industry. In “Bad Romance: One Genre and a Billion Happy... | The Washington Post – 2014-01-24

Afghan war memoir, Stephen Harper portrait vie for $25K prize

Graeme Smith's acclaimed book on the war in Afghanistan is up for another lucrative award, this time the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. | CBC – 2014-02-05

Harper Government focuses on jobs, and innovation in 2014 federal budget

KPMG sheds light on budget day impacts TORONTO AND OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In an effort to balance the books by 2015, today's federal budget focused mostly on job creation and in... | CNW – 2014-02-12

Harper Lee settles lawsuit with Alabama museum

Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' sued Monroe County Heritage Museum for using her name and her book without compensating her. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-20

Harper in Deal with IPS for Christian Bookstore Distribution

Beginning January 1, HarperCollins will be using Ingram Publisher Services/Spring Arbor as its exclusive distributor to the Christian market. | Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-19

Harper Earnings Jumped 33% in Quarter

EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) rose 33% in HarperCollins’ second quarter ended December 31, 2013, to $68 million. Sales rose a more modest 4%. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-06

Harper and Rainforest Action Network Collide Over New Warning

A new advisory from the Rainforest Action Network that some of HarperCollins's children's books contain fiber from vulnerable rainforests has brought an angry reply from the publisher. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-12-13

In Deal with Donnelley, Harper Exits Warehouse Business

HarperCollins and R.R. Donnelley have signed a new agreement that will create one centralized warehouse that will serve as the distribution site for all HC U.S. titles, including those published by... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-11-05

Harper Lee settles To Kill a Mockingbird lawsuit against museum

To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee is settling a federal lawsuit she filed against a museum in her south Alabama hometown over its sale of souvenirs featuring her name and the title of her book. | CBC – 2014-02-20

Journalist Paul Wells wins Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

Paul Wells has won the $10,000 Dafoe Book Prize for The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada 2006-. | CBC – 2014-04-15

Harper NonFiction signs mental strength title

Harper NonFiction and William Morrow in the US have acquired world English rights to Amy Morin... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-15

Harper Acquires Bible Software Company

HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced yesterday it has acquired Olive Tree Bible Software, a maker of online and mobile software and apps for Bible study and devotional use that will... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-06

Harper Lee lawsuit reinstated against museum

A judge has reinstated To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee's lawsuit against a museum in her Alabama hometown of Monroeville over its sale of souvenirs featuring her name and the title of her... | CBC – 2014-05-23

Harper Seeks Injunction in Dispute with Open Road

HarperCollins have asked the court for a permanent injunction blocking Open Road from publishing its unauthorized e-book edition of Jean Craighead George’s "Julie of the Wolves," as well as more... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-24

Harper Settles in Downtown

HarperCollins has moved into its new global headquarters at 195 Broadway in Manhattan's Financial District. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-29

Harper Lee settles ‘Mockingbird’ trademark case

Alabama author Harper Lee, who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird,” has settled her lawsuit with the hometown museum that exists because of her book. Lee, 88, sued the Monroe County Heritage museum... | The Washington Post – 2014-06-06

Harper Voyager Expands Digital-First Publishing

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Harper Lee's classic, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' is finally available as an e-book

'To Kill a Mockingbird,' the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner that often appears on 'most-loved books' lists, has been released as an e-book for a new generation of readers. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-10

July 15 Parliament Hill Press Conference: Leading Canadians Publish Open Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper Requesting Action in the Case of Khaled Al-Qazzaz

OTTAWA, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading Canadian academics, lawyers, professionals, authors, artists, celebrities, writers, thinkers, activists and organizations have collectively endorsed an open le... | CNW – 2014-07-14

'The Mockingbird Next Door,' a portrait of author Harper Lee, garners critical praise

The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

Harper Lee says she didn't cooperate with new book 'The Mockingbird Next Door'

Lee says that 'as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood,' while author Marja Mills tells the Monitor, 'Nelle Harper Lee and Alice F. Lee were aware I was... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-16

Harper Lee objects to new book about her by Marja Mills

Call in Atticus Finch. Only the scrupulously fair lawyer at the center of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” could get at the truth in the latest conflict over... | The Washington Post – 2014-07-16

Harper Lee objects to new biography of her

Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has objected to the release of "The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee," by former Chicago Tribune reporter Marja... | Chicago Tribune – 2014-07-16

Harper Lee memoirist insists that she had novelist's blessing

After To Kill a Mockingbird author denies Marja Mills's book had her approval, Mills and publisher issue counterclaimsNews: Harper Lee denies cooperating with Marja Mills on The Mockingbird Next... | The Guardian – 2014-07-16

Harper Lee Biographer Responds To Controversy Over Book's Authorization

In an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, author Marja Mills, who this week published The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee, responded to Harper Lee's statement claiming Mills... | The Huffington Post – 2014-07-17

Harper, Ingram Team with BookShout to Offer Bundling

HarperCollins and Ingram have teamed up with BookShout, a direct-to-consumer e-book platform, to set up a bundling program that lets independent bookstores offer customers physical and digital... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

Harper Posts Big Earnings Jump

HarperCollins finished a strong fiscal 2014 that ended June 30 with a 5% increase in revenue to $1.4 billion, while EBITDA jumped 39% to $197 million. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-07

Harper 2014 Earnings Jump 5%; S&S Second Quarter Up 12%

According to two different reports, HarperCollins finished a strong fiscal 2014, which ended June 30, with revenue of $1.4 billion, up 5% over last year, while Simon & Schuster reported... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08

Harper Has New Indie Marketing Fund

HarperCollins has started what it is calling the HarperCollins Promotional Fund (HCPF), a program which will provide additional funds to help independent retailers market HC books. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-11

Harper to Provide Express Shipping for Indies

HarperCollins Publishers will launch an expedited shipping program for indie booksellers for the holiday season beginning November 3. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-17

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