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  • Lena Dunham Lands Imprint at Random House

    Lenny, the feminist newsletter that the 'Girls' creator launched in 2015 with her producing partner Jenni Konner, will now form the basis of a book imprint at Random House, overseen by v-p and editor-in-chief Andy Ward.

  • HC Forms HarperCollins France

    To create HarperCollins France, HC bought out the interest of Hachette Livre SA in Harlequin SA. Hachette and Harelquin had operated Harlequin SA for 30 years.

  • News Briefs: Week of April 4, 2016

    Perseus sale completed and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Lessons from Indie Poetry Presses: Poetry 2016

    Here’s how six independent publishers make it work—and what the mainstream can learn from their efforts.

  • Sale of Perseus, to Hachette and Ingram, Completed

    The sale of the Perseus Books Group has been completed. It was announced in March that Hachette was acquiring the company's publishing business, while Ingram Content Group was buying Perseus' distribution arm.

  • News Briefs: Week of March 28, 2016

    Sales doubled at EDC and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Penguin Random House Posts Record Profit for 2015

    Post-merger integrations have yielded improved margins at the world's largest trade publisher.

  • Quarto Group Comes of Age

    With revenue above $182 million in 2015, the Quarto Group occupies a rare spot in today’s increasingly consolidated publishing world: a publicly traded independent company with size and scale.

  • America's Test Kitchen Geeks Out

    The media company behind Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country is creating a new vertical all about the science of cooking.

  • News Briefs: Week of March 21, 2016

    Books Inc. is PW Bookstore Of the Year, Solomon best rep and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • A Collaborative Photobook Publisher Grows in Brooklyn

    Red Hook Editions describes itself as more of a "publishing community" than a publisher.

  • Harper Offering Schools Discounted 'Mockingbird'

    With the mass market paperback edition of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' set to go out of print next month, HarperCollins is introducing a special price offer to schools for its trade paperback edition.

  • News Briefs: Week of March 14, 2016

    St. Martin’s signs Roberts and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Why Publishing Is So White

    A deep dive into hiring practices across the industry shows that publishers care about diversity, but many haven’t taken effective steps to bring about lasting change.

  • Dover Turns 75

    After coming off the most successful year in its history, Dover Publications is getting ready to celebrate its 75th with a consumer contest to win free books by sharing stories about their favorite Dover titles.

  • Hachette, Ingram Split Perseus’s Businesses

    Eighteen months after the collapse of a complicated deal that would have delivered Perseus Books Group’s publishing business to Hachette Book Group and its distribution arm to Ingram Content Group, Perseus signed binding agreements last week to sell those same two businesses to those new owners.

  • Fast-Growing Independent Publishers, 2016

    The seven publishers on this year’s list are a mix of veterans and newcomers.

  • Ingram Buys Perseus' Distribution Business

    Ingram Content Group has acquired the distribution arm of the Perseus Books Group for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition comes on the heels of the sale, earlier this week, of Perseus' publishing division.

  • More Layoffs Hit Berkley Publishing Group

    A spokesperson at Penguin Random House confirmed layoffs at the division but would provide no further details. Sources have told PW that at least four editors have been cut.

  • Scholastic Collaborates with WNDB on Reading Club Flyers

    Scholastic is partnering with We Need Diverse Books to create monthly flyers that will spotlight books with diverse characters and themes.

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