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  • Custom House Gets New Leadership

    Custom House founding editor Geoff Shandler has stepped down from that role and has been replaced by Peter Hubbard as v-p and editorial director and Kate Nintzel as executive editor.

  • Reagan Arthur to Head Knopf; Maya Mavjee Returns to PRH

    Little, Brown senior v-p and publisher Reagan Arthur has been named executive v-p and publisher of Knopf, Pantheon, and Schocken, among other big changes at the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

  • Changes at PRH Audio, Sub Rights

    In a series of changes at Penguin Random House, Lance Fitzgerald is moving from v-p and director of subsidiary rights for Crown into a new role at PRH’s audio group, and Denise Cronin has been promoted to executive director of sub rights for all of Random House.

  • Authors Rally Around the ACLU in a New Anthology

    Literary power couple Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman brought together dozens of the country's best writers to celebrate 100 years of the American Civil Liberties Union—and not a one of them took a dime.

  • Steve Rubin Leaving Holt

    In a memo to Macmillan employees, Steve Rubin announced that, having just completed his 10th year at the company’s Henry Holt division, “this is the perfect time to move on.”

  • Kachka Leaving 'New York' for 'L.A. Times'

    Boris Kachka, whose tenure as books editor at 'New York' magazine saw the publication experiment with tripling its book coverage, will succeed former books editor Carolyn Kellogg at the 'L.A. Times.'

  • PW Notables: Our Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs

    This year, we asked our readers to tell us who they think are some of the industry’s most valuable players. Here’s what some of them wrote.

  • PW Notable: Reese Witherspoon

    A new book club queen has emerged—and she's almost as good at selling books as she is on the silver screen.

  • PW Notable: Sally Richardson

    To say Richardson, who is is wrapping up her 50th year at the St. Martin’s Publishing Group, has done it all at the company is an understatement.

  • PW Notable: Jed Lyons

    Under Lyons's leadership, Rowman & Littlefield keeps growing.

  • PW Notable: Angela Bole and Terry Nathan

    The CEO and COO of IBPA keep moving the cause of indie publishers and self-published authors forward.

  • PW Notable: Trip Adler

    Scribd keeps innovating. Its founder and CEO is a big part of why.

  • Dav Pilkey Is PW’s Person of the Year for 2019

    Over the course of a wildly creative career, Dav Pilkey has written and drawn more than 60 books that have gotten millions of children excited about reading with goofy, gross-out humor and genuine empathy.

  • Quinton Leaves B&N for Scholastic

    Sasha Quinton, who moved to Barnes & Noble in March as v-p and general merchandise manager, will take over as president of Scholastic's book fair business on January 1.

  • Audible Appoints New CEO

    Audible founder Don Katz will turn over the position of CEO to former IDG and Dun & Bradstreet executive Bob Carrigan on January 2.

  • Vroman's Names Cowlishaw CEO

    Julia Cowlishaw has been named the new CEO of Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, Calif., and Book Soup in West Hollywood, Calif., She begins on January 6.

  • Michaels Resigns as Macmillan Learning CEO

    With Ken Michaels' departure, Macmillan Learning general manager, Susan Winslow, will lead the company with the group’s senior leadership team. They will report to Macmillan CEO John Sargent.

  • Meader to Join Vintage/Anchor

    James Meader, most recently v-p and associate publisher of Picador, will join Vintage/Anchor as executive director of publicity and social media on December 16.

  • Noden Promoted to President of BAM

    Books-A-Million has promoted R. Todd Noden to president of the bookstore chain.

  • Bogaards Named Deputy Publisher of Knopf and Pantheon

    Paul Bogaards, longtime head of publicity at Knopf and Pantheon, has been promoted to deputy publisher of the two Penguin Random House imprints.

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