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  • Macmillan Reaches Amazon Deal, Will Try Subscription Services

    In a letter sent to authors, illustrators and agents today, Macmillan CEO John Sargent said the company reached a sales agreement with Amazon last week for e-books and print books.

  • Trinity University Press Buys Maverick Publishing

    Trinity University Press has acquired the assets of Maverick Publishing. The purchase includes over 40 titles which will form the basis of a new Trinity imprint, Maverick Books.

  • Octopus Buys Ilex

    Octopus Publishing Group, a division of Hachette UK, has acquired illustrated international reference publisher Ilex.

  • Hachette Agrees to Buy Black Dog & Leventhal

    The Hachette Book Group has agreed to acquire Black Dog & Leventhal in a deal set to close in the next several months.

  • Amazon Wins Auction for .Book Domain

    Despite opposition from the AAP, Amazon.com has won the right to operate the .book top-level domain name in a private auction.

  • Random House Buys innovativeKids Book Line

    Random House Children’s Books has acquired the Now I’m Reading! product line of books from innovativeKids, a toy and education company based in Norwalk, Ct.

  • Start Publishing Buys Cleis Press

    Start Publishing, which has bought a number of e-book publishing companies over the last 18 months, has made its biggest purchase to date, acquiring the assets of Cleis Press, Viva Editions, and Tempted Romance.

  • Roger Rosen Buys Enslow Publishing

    Roger Rosen has acquired Enslow Publishing, which does nonfiction titles for children and young adults in subjects that range from biography to science and technology.

  • S&S, Amazon Agree on 'Version' of Agency Pricing

    The new sales agreement supposedly reached on Monday by Amazon and Simon & Schuster, has been confirmed by both parties.

  • S&S to Go Agency With Amazon

    As Hachette continues its stalemate with Amazon over e-book sales terms, Simon & Schuster has reached a new agreement with the e-tailer. Among other things, the new deal will allow S&S to set the prices on its e-books, marking a return to the agency model.

  • In Perseus Reorg, Weinberg and Suchomel Rise

    A little more than two months after the deal to sell the Perseus Books Group to the Hachette Book Group USA and Ingram fell apart, Perseus CEO David Steinberger has implemented a restructuring.

  • Foreword Literary Now Fuse Literary

    Following an out-of-court settlement with 'Fore Word' magazine, Foreword Literary, the literary agency formed in March 2013, has changed its name to Fuse Literary.

  • New York-based EPS Acquired by MPS

    MPS North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delhi-based MPS Limited, has completed the acquisition of EPS (Electronic Publishing Services).

  • Ingram Adds Polish Distributor Azymut to Global Connect

    The Ingram Content Group has added Poland to its Global Connect network, striking a deal with Azymut, one of the largest media publishing and distribution groups in Poland.

  • Egmont Selling U.S. Division

    Danish publishing giant Egmont Publishing has announced that it is looking to sell its American division, Egmont USA.

  • Skyhorse Gets Good Books, Sells Mayo Titles to Perseus

    Skyhorse Publishing has completed its purchase of the Good Books assets in a bankruptcy auction, but in a twist, is selling Good's line of Mayo Clinic titles to Perseus.

  • Skyhorse Close to Winning Good Books Assets

    Skyhorse Publishing is continuing its acquisitive ways, placing the high bid for the assets of the bankrupt Good Books.

  • Fox Chapel Buys Creative Homeowner Assets

    Courier Corp. has sold the assets of its Creative Homeowner publishing subsidiary to Fox Chapel Publishing for an undisclosed price. The deal involves over 100 titles in home design, home improvement, landscaping and gardening.

  • Capstone Acquires Engage Literacy

    Minnesota-based Capstone Publishing Group has acquired the assets of Engage Literacy, a K-3 literacy program, from Australian-based classroom publisher Hinkler Education.

  • O’Reilly Takes Full Ownership of Safari Books

    O’Reilly Media has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Safari Books, a subscription e-book service offering access to business and tech content, originally launched as a joint venture with the Pearson Technology Group in 2001.

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