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Karl Marx, Harper Lee sold big in 2011

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-04

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...

Company auctioning Harper Lee letters

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-04

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.'

Clare Smith moves from Harper to Little, Brown

The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

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...

Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

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...

Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

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....

Harper Government Supports Canadian Book Publishers

CNW – 2011-07-22

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....

Harper switches to Hodder & Stoughton

The Bookseller – 2011-06-03

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...

Publisher insists Harper Lee cooperated with book

CBC – 2011-04-30

The publisher of a book about Harper Lee is insisting that the author of To Kill a Mockingbird cooperated with the project.

Media Decoder: Confusion Over a Book About Harper Lee

The New York Times – 2011-04-29

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...

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

The New York Observer – 2011-02-23

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...

Harper's Bazaar

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-09

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.

Harper Changes the Audio Equation

Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07

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...

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

The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

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...

Digital sales amount to 20% of Harper number one

The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

HarperCollins' digital sales of Stuart...

Harper teams up with the BBC for Strictly tie-in

The Bookseller – 2010-12-13

HarperCollins will publish an official tie-in...

Harper's Magazine names Ellen Rosenbush as editor

Yahoo – 2010-07-26

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.

Harper Buys Scott Brown Memoir

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-10

After word spread throughout the industry that a book proposal from newly elected Massachusetts...

Harper Teen Pays Seven Figures for Debut YA Trilogy

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

In a major pre-Bologna acquisition, Laura Arnold at Harper Teen pre-empted North American rights...

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

New York Times – 2010-02-01

The publisher and main benefactor raises concerns that the magazine, a nonprofit supported by his foundation, is becoming irrelevant.

Harper Closing Bowen Press

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-10

As part of its cost cutting measures, HarperCollins is closing its new children's imprint, Brenda Bowen Press.

Harper Closing Collins; Other Layoffs Planned

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-10

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...

Harper Offers Voluntary Retirement

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27

HarperCollins is offering early retirment packages to employees over age 55 and with at least five years experience.

Harper US inks Wall Street Journal deal

The Bookseller – 2008-11-10

Journalists from the Wall Street Journal will...

Chris Hemblade joins Harper's Bazaar

Guardian – 2008-10-02

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

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

Market Watch – 2008-09-19

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.

Devil Wears Prada author to Harper

The Bookseller – 2008-09-10

HarperCollins has signed the next two books...

Harper Ends Year on High Note

Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-05

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.

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

Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-04

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...

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

Editor And Publisher – 2008-06-13

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.

PBS specials will explore Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-01

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.'

Harper’s publisher makes case against Web publishing

Poynter. – 2012-03-14

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...

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

The Bookseller – 2012-04-11

Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins have settled with the US Department of Justice...

Harper & Foyles triumph at Bookseller Awards

The Bookseller – 2012-05-15

HarperCollins claimed this year’s prestigious Publisher of the Year accolade at the...

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

The Washington Post – 2012-05-18

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...

Harper Voyager opens doors to unagented submissions

The Bookseller – 2012-09-12

Harper Voyager has launched an international talent search, with aspiring writers invited to...

Harper enrols Military Wives

The Bookseller – 2012-09-14

Harper Non-Fiction has bought a book from chart-topping choir, the Military Wives. Made up of...

Harper and PT launch global system

The Bookseller – 2012-10-11

HarperCollins will introduce a “globally integrated system” for its editorial,...

Harper Government Invests in Wood Lake Publishing

CNW – 2012-11-20

KELOWNA, BC, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - An investment in arts and culture in Kelowna will help boost the regional economy. Wood Lake Publishing will continue to inspire readers everywhere, thanks to an...

Harper Government Invests in Porcupine's Quill

CNW – 2012-11-20

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,...

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

GigaOM – 2013-01-18

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...

Publisher of Harper's Googles Wrong

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-01-18

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.

9 Other Things That Harper's Publisher Rick MacArthur Googles

The Atlantic – 2013-01-18

"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.

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

CNW – 2013-02-07

NEW YORK & TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Stephen Harper has recently completed a work about the history of hockey that will be published by Simon & Schuster in the United States and Cana...

Harper releases Bradbury e-books in the UK

The Bookseller – 2013-02-18

HarperVoyager is marking this year's 50th anniversary of Ray Bradbury's classic sci fi...

Budget watchdog data shows bureaucracy grew under Harper

CBC – 2013-06-29

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.

How Design Legend Irving Harper Created The Herman Miller Logo

Fast Company – 2013-07-19

In 1946, Harper, responsible for creating the iconic Marshmallow sofa, designed the logo that the company uses to this day. [Editor’s note: The following is republished from WHY, a new...

Harper's Misses the Point on Unpaid Internships

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-15

Shortly after The Nation announced it would soon begin paying interns minimum wage, journalist Jim Romenesko spotted a listing for an unpaid internship in the latest issue of Harper's. He...

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

CNW – 2013-09-04

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Stephen Harper's long-awaited book about the history of hockey, A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of Professional Hockey, will be released November 5, ...

PM Stephen Harper's hockey book offers sneak peek online

CBC – 2013-09-04

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...

Harper Lee Lawsuit Settled

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-09

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...

Unpublished Hemingway story will be released in Harper's Magazine

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-19

The work, titled 'My Life in the Bull Ring with David Ogden Stewart,' will be published in Harper's Magazine.

Author Harper Lee, Hometown Museum At Odds

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-21

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...

Harper’s Bazaar Debuts E-Commerce, Digital SIP

Folio Magazine – 2013-10-04


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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-18

'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee alleges that her hometown is exploiting her trademark and personality rights.

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

Advertising Age – 2013-10-30

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...

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

Yahoo! News – 2013-11-03

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...

Harper thanks Nigel Wright for ethics help in hockey book

CBC – 2013-11-29

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...

Style Blog: The Romance Novel Convention in Harper’s

The Washington Post – 2014-01-24

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...

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

CBC – 2014-02-05

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.

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

CNW – 2014-02-12

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...

Harper Lee settles lawsuit with Alabama museum

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-20

Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' sued Monroe County Heritage Museum for using her name and her book without compensating her.

Harper in Deal with IPS for Christian Bookstore Distribution

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-19

Beginning January 1, HarperCollins will be using Ingram Publisher Services/Spring Arbor as its exclusive distributor to the Christian market.

Harper Earnings Jumped 33% in Quarter

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-06

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%.

Harper and Rainforest Action Network Collide Over New Warning

Publishers Weekly – 2012-12-13

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.

In Deal with Donnelley, Harper Exits Warehouse Business

Publishers Weekly – 2012-11-05

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...

Harper Lee settles To Kill a Mockingbird lawsuit against museum

CBC – 2014-02-20

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.

Journalist Paul Wells wins Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

CBC – 2014-04-15

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

Harper NonFiction signs mental strength title

The Bookseller – 2014-04-15

Harper NonFiction and William Morrow in the US have acquired world English rights to Amy Morin...

Harper Acquires Bible Software Company

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-06

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...

Harper Lee lawsuit reinstated against museum

CBC – 2014-05-23

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...

Harper Seeks Injunction in Dispute with Open Road

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-24

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...

Harper Settles in Downtown

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-29

HarperCollins has moved into its new global headquarters at 195 Broadway in Manhattan's Financial District.

Harper Lee settles ‘Mockingbird’ trademark case

The Washington Post – 2014-06-06

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...

Harper Voyager Expands Digital-First Publishing

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-11

HarperCollins science fiction and fantasy imprint Harper Voyager is ramping up its Voyager Impulse digital-first line with plans to launch 31 original e-book titles beginning this summer and on...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-10

'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.

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

CNW – 2014-07-14

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

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.'

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-16

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...

Harper Lee objects to new book about her by Marja Mills

The Washington Post – 2014-07-16

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...

Harper Lee objects to new biography of her

Chicago Tribune – 2014-07-16

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...

Harper Lee memoirist insists that she had novelist's blessing

The Guardian – 2014-07-16

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...

Harper Lee Biographer Responds To Controversy Over Book's Authorization

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-17

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...

Harper, Ingram Team with BookShout to Offer Bundling

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

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...

Harper Posts Big Earnings Jump

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-07

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.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08

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...

Harper Has New Indie Marketing Fund

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-11

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.

Harper to Provide Express Shipping for Indies

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-17

HarperCollins Publishers will launch an expedited shipping program for indie booksellers for the holiday season beginning November 3.

Harper Forms HarperCollins Germany

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-08

Moving quickly on its promise to use the Harlequin acquisition to expand its international footprint, HarperCollins has announced the creation of HarperCollins Germany.

Cornerstone releases Harper Lee enhanced e-book

The Bookseller – 2014-11-05

Cornerstone today releases an enhanced digital edition of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee’s book was released as an e-book for the first time in July, after Cornerstone acquired UK and...

Booksellers Edgy About Harper Direct-Sale Program

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-14

Publishers have been in the direct-to-consumer sales business for some time now, offering titles online, through direct mail, and at book fairs.

Alice Lee, sister of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, is mourned by fellow church members and friends

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-20

Alice Lee was a key figure in Marja Mills's recent bestseller 'The Mockingbird Next Door.'

Harper’s Invests in Book Culture

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-02

John “Rick” MacArthur is the minority partner in the third Book Culture to open in New York City at 450 Columbia Avenue, the former site of Endicott Booksellers.

Shandler Lands Top Spot at New Harper Imprint

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-05

Former Little, Brown editor-in-chief Geoff Shandler will be overseeing the nonfiction side of a new line featuring nonfiction and literary fiction under HC's William Morrow division.

S&S and Harper Grow Direct-to-Consumer Programs

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-15

Simon and Schuster and Harper both announced two new, but very different, direct-to-consumer sales initiatives.

Harper CEO Not Testifying in Latest E-book Price-Fixing Case

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-27

In a brief brief order this week, Judge Denise Cote ruled that plaintiffs in a second e-book price-fixing case cannot depose HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray.

Harper Lee to publish first novel since 1960's To Kill a Mockingbird

CBC – 2015-02-03

Harper Lee, the 88-year-old Alabama-born author of the classic To Kill a Mockingbird will publish new book titled Go Set a Watchman on July 14.

'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Is Publishing A Second Novel

The Huffington Post – 2015-02-03

Harper Lee, the author of the beloved novel To Kill a Mockingbird, will publish a second book this summer. Go Set a Watchman was completed in the 1950s, but set aside by the writer, who went on to...

Harper Lee to Publish Sophomore Novel

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-03

Harper Lee, whose single work of fiction, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' earned her the National Medal of Freedom and the distinction of having written one of the bestselling novels ever published, is...

Trade 'frenzy' over second Harper Lee novel

The Bookseller – 2015-02-04

The surprise second novel from Harper Lee, set for release this summer over 50 years since To Kill a Mockingbird was published, will be “the most sure-fire hit of the century” according to...

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