Tagged: John Sargent

Continue and persist

Philip Jones celebrates books leading the cultural conversation thanks to the defiant publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. Read more

Sargent to leave Macmillan US after 'disagreements on direction' of firm

John Sargent is leaving Macmillan US and its parent firm Holtzbrinck following “disagreements regarding the direction” of the publisher. Read more

Macmillan US sets up inclusive management team as Sargent steps back

Macmillan Publishing in the US is setting up a new 13-member committee to run the company, with c.e.o. John Sargent stepping back from day-to-day management... Read more

Macmillan scoops Snowden memoir in global deal

Pan Macmillan has scooped NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s "incredible" memoir as part of a global deal by Macmillan Publishers. Read more

Publishers must defend democracy, Sargent tells FBF

John Sargent stressed the importance of defending freedom of speech—even if it means standing up to the leader of the free world—at the Frankfurt Book... Read more

Dohle, Reidy and Sargent speak at New York's BookExpo

Association of American Publishers president Maria Pallante, moderating a friendly c.e.o. roundtable featuring three members of her board of directors – Penguin Random House’s Markus Dohle, S&S’s... Read more

At the helm of Macmillan

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent talks to Gayle Feldman about Fire, Fury and publishing. Read more

Publishers must encourage conversation and not silence voices, Sargent urges

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent has called for the trade "to publish across the spectrum for everyone", not only according to the mostly liberal values of the... Read more

US orders of Trump exposé top one million

Michael Wolff’s US publisher says it has orders for more than one million hardcover copies of Fire and Fury, with "hundreds of thousands of e-books" already sold.... Read more

DBW: Sargent says 'wait and see' on Trump's presidency

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent and Nielsen’s Jonathan Stolper kicked off the Digital Book World conference in New York on a positive note about the survival... Read more

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