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At Sourcebooks, Stephanie Lewis has been promoted to business data manager; Drew French has been promoted to sales data associate. Nick Lindsay has been promoted to director of journals and open access for MIT Press. Sarah Baline will join Catapult, Counterpoint Press, and Soft Skull Press as events coordinator starting August 14.…

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LeeEric Fesko has been promoted to associate publisher for Harper Christian's specialty division, which includes Thomas Nelson gift books, Zondervan gift books, Tommy Nelson children’s books, children’s Bibles, and new media. Emma House was promoted to deputy chief executive at the Publishers Association in the UK. Imprints Atria is adding a Skybound…

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People, Etc.

Jeff Shreve has joined The Science Factory as an agent, based in New York, specializing in science, technology, business, health, and self-improvement. Previously, he was an editor at Norton. Laura Biagi has left the Jean V. Naggar Agency, where she was an agent for nearly eight years, to pursue an…

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Taylor & Francis has hired Annie Callanan to take over as ceo, succeeding Roger Horton. Most recently ceo of healthcare company Quantros, Callanan had been ceo at Bowker and chief operating officer at ProQuest. Shigenori Hamaguchi has joined HarperCollins Japan in the new position of publishing director, reporting to Frank Foley.…

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People, Bookselling, Etc.

Benjamin Steinberg will join Dey Street Books in the newly created role of associate publisher. Previously, he was director of partnerships and imprint consumer marketing for Knopf Doubleday. Gayley Avery has joined Bonnier Publishing USA as director of marketing and publicity for Little Bee Books and Weldon Owen. Previously, she was marketing director for…

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People, Etc.

In the UK, former president and coo of Parragon Paul Gregory will become chief executive of Bonnier UK's Igloo Books Group, on September 11, reporting to Perminder Mann. Abby Ranger, formerly senior editor for HarperCollins Children's has left to launch editorial freelance business Abby Ranger Editorial. Picks The Costco Pennie's Pick for July is Kiss Carlo by Adriana…

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PubNet and PubEasy US Sold to MVB In Germany

NPD has sold the Pubnet and PubEasy ordering services, which they acquired from Nielsen as part of the Bookscan group at the end of 2016, to Germany's MVB Marketing, a subsidiary of the German Publisher and Bookseller Association. The transfer is effective July 1, and the services will comprise a…

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At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, editorial director, lifestyle Deb Brody has been promoted to vp, editor-in-chief. (She joined the company a little under a year ago.) In her new role she "will expand her oversight and editorial work across the lifestyle and general interest teams," adding oversight for Alex Littlefield and a to-be-hired senior…

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Briefs: Bookselling and More

Bookselling A couple of weeks ago Book Expo announced a preliminary count of 7,425 attendees at the mots recent, saying the group was "comprised primarily of booksellers, librarians, retailers and media." But a new infographic from the show provides a more precise count of 1,289 booksellers & retailers, and 1,597 librarians…

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Corporate: Baldini & Castoldi Sold, New Library Digital Content Apps, and More

In Italy, former head of Bompiani Elisabetta Sgarbi's publishing company The Ship of Theseus, which launched in early 2016, has acquired the renewed version of Baldini & Castoldi. (They bought 95 percent; Filippo Vannuccini retains a 5 percent share.) The publisher says the purchase and recapitalization of Baldini & Castoldi was down "just with [its]…

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