Wed, 22/05/2013 - 13:35
Penguin has agreed to pay $75m to resolve all antitrust claims relating to e-book pricing, having reached an agreement with the US State Attorney General and private class plaintiffs.
The payment will be made to cover consumer damages plus costs and fees relating to antitrust claims of unlawful e-book price-fixing.
Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:30
Transworld has won the UK auction for Red Notice, a memoir by American businessman-turned-human-rights-campaigner Bill Browder, which went to best bids yesterday (16th April) on day two of the London Book Fair.
Transworld m.d. Larry Finlay bought UK and Commonwealth rights in the title from Patrick Walsh at Conville &...
Mon, 14/01/2013 - 14:35
Union Books has acquired a "strikingly original" non-fiction debut, The Will to Elegance: How Trails Reveal the World, about the nature of trail walking.
Senior commissioning editor Robin Harvie bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Simon and Schuster US, in a pre-emptive deal. The title will be published in spring...
Mon, 30/07/2012 - 08:20
UK indie Short Books has teamed up with Simon & Schuster US imprint, Atria Books, to launch a co-publishing agreement, under the name Marble Arch Press.
The new imprint will begin publishing in autumn 2012, and will publish in the US and Canada, across print and e-book. It will publish about 12 titles each year from Short...
Thu, 03/05/2012 - 09:10
Digital revenues for Simon & Schuster US climbed 64% in the first quarter of the year, while print sales also rose.
In S&S’ parent company CBS Corporation’s financial results for the first quarter to 31st March 2012, the company said publishing revenues increased 14% to $176m from $155m for the same period last...
Tue, 18/01/2011 - 07:30
HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a "chilling" new paranormal thriller for young adults.
Publishing director Rachel Denwood bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Missing by Lisa McMann from Stephanie Voros at Simon & Schuster US for an undisclosed sum.
The book, which will be published in June...
Thu, 03/06/2010 - 12:52
Simon & Schuster US has confirmed that Jonathan Karp is to join as executive vice president and publisher of its trade imprint, replacing David Rosenthal.
He joins on June 14th and will report to Carolyn Reidy, S&S president and c.e.o. Karp was most recently employed by Hachette, where he founded the Twelve imprint in 2005 and...
Wed, 30/09/2009 - 14:09
Simon & Schuster US has launched a new imprint publishing women's fiction, pop culture and entertainment books.
Gallery is a merging of Pocket Books' hardback and trade paperback publishing with the Simon Spotlight Entertainment Imprint. Pocket Books will continue as a mass market paperback imprint.
The new imprint...