Tony Robbins‘ longtime publisher Simon & Schuster declined to comment earlier this month when BuzzFeed first dropped their expose alleging inappropriate sexual advances with employees and more. But now the planned July release of THE PATH: Accelerating Your Journey to Financial Freedom, by Peter Mallouk, writing “with” Robbins as co-author, will not be published. A source at Simon & Schuster confirms, “We are not proceeding with publication of The Path.” Robbins’ lawyers insist the book was “postponed” and tell BuzzFeed that Simon & Schuster has not cut ties with him: “To state or suggest otherwise is absolutely false.”
Dana Renert has joined Hachette Book Group as vice president of supply chain. She was most recently vice president, US supply chain operations at Sony Music Entertainment.
Leigh Newman has been promoted to editor at Catapult.
Marion Garner, deputy publisher of Penguin Random House Canada Publishing Group, has been appointed to the new position of vice president, publishing management, continuing to report to CEO Kristin Cochrane. Garner will be responsible for the company’s production team in addition to role leading Penguin Random House Canada’s audio program and overseeing of all second format paperback publishing across Canadian divisions. Newly reporting to Garner will be Carla Kean, who is promoted to director, and Susan Burns, who is promoted to the newly created role of director, managing editorial in addition to remaining senior managing editor for Doubleday Canada and Appetite by Random House.
Sara Barnard won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize for Goodbye, Perfect.