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At Doubleday, John Pitts has been promoted to vice president and executive director of marketing. Judy Jacoby has been named vice president and creative marketing director. Lauren Weber has been promoted to assistant marketing director, while Sarah Engelmann moves up to marketing manager. Michael Barrs will join Hachette Books as…

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Picks: Library Reads, and More

Anthony Horowitz's Magpie Murders tops the June Library Reads list. The novel is also excerpted in our Buzz Books 2017: Spring/Summer sampler, available for download now. The rest of the list features: Silver Silence, by Nalini Singh The Waking Land, by Callie Bates Down Among The Sticks And Bones, by Seanan…

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People, Etc.

At Random House, Michelle Jasmine has been promoted to assistant director of publicity, while Allyson Lord moves up to associate publicist. Tanusri Prasanna has joined Foundry Literary + Media, moving from Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency, building her list in children's books and selectively representing adult literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. Former Clarkson Potter…

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The Full Buzz Books Young Adult Roster

Yesterday we listed the complete roster of 40 great adult authors and excerpts packed into our new free ebook Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter sampler, and today we're proud to feature all of the young adult authors and excerpts in Buzz Books 2017 Young Adult: Fall/Winter. Since we first launched YA as its…

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People, Etc.

Ian Buruma has been named editor of The New York Review of Books, succeeding co-founder Robert B. Silvers who died recently. Buruma has been a regular contributor to The New York Review since 1985, in addition to other publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, and…

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The Complete Fall/Winter Buzz Books Titles

As we previewed on Tuesday, our new free ebook Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter features an amazing roster of  authors you love as well as excerpts from 16 exciting debut voices. Get a jump on Book Expo by sampling some of the best forthcoming books right now. For the trade editions…

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People, Etc.: Hely Hutchinson to Retire, and More

Tim Hely Hutchinson will retire as ceo of Hachette UK at the end of the year, with Little Brown Book Group and Orion ceo David Shelley to succeed him, reporting to Arnaud Nourry, starting January 1, 2018. He will also become a member of the international board of Hachette Livre and…

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Allison Moore has joined Bloomsbury Children's as editor. Previously, she was associate editor at Little, Brown Children's. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,  Megan Wilson has been promoted to associate director of publicity; Hannah Harlow moved up to director of marketing; and Liz Anderson is now marketing manager. Jennifer Leight will join Hollan Publishing as editor next…

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People, Etc.

Don Linn has joined UK-based Unicorn Publishing Group as a full partner, based in the company's new Chicago office, helping "to drive the business forward in the US and Canada" by "working with various galleries, museums, artists, historians and others across North America on new publishing projects." Previously, he was director for…

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Brooks Sherman will join Janklow & Nesbit as a literary agent on May 23, continuing to represent fiction for young adult and middle-grade readers, picture books, select literary and commercial adult fiction, and nonfiction in the areas of humor, pop culture, and narrative nonfiction. Most recently he was an agent at The…

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