As expected if you were following along during The Trial, Judge Florence Pan issued a brief order late Monday blocking Penguin Random House’s acquisition of Simon & Schuster. “Upon review of the extensive record and careful consideration of the parties’ arguments, the Court finds that the United States has shown that ‘the effect of [the […]
Archives for October 2022
Morgan Hillman has joined Holiday House, Peachtree, and Pixel+Ink as sales director.
Irish scholar Thomas Cahill, 82, who wrote How the Irish Saved Civilization, which spent almost two years on the New York Times bestseller list, died on October 18 of a heart attack.
On Friday evening October 28, a group of more than 200 HBG employees—from entry level to directors—sent a letter to ceo Michael Pietsch and members of the Office Reopening Taskforce, opposing the company’s return-to-office mandate, slated to begin November 1. (The company has 1600 employees total.) The hybrid plan requires employees to work from the […]
On Wednesday, November 2, Barnes & Noble will open a new store in Riverhead, NY, in the Riverhead Shopping Center, “the first new Barnes & Noble to open on Long Island in 14 years.” Most recent BN “openings” have been for replacement stores. In this case, they are serving a community that last had a […]
Harlequin’s flagship romance imprint HQN is relaunching as Canary Street Press (named for Toronto’s Canary District, a historic area in downtown that has undergone a renewal), and “reflecting its expansion to publish a greater variety of modern, commercial love stories.” They write in a release that they plan to publish in trade paperback and hardcover […]