Tagged: Michael Pietsch

BEA’s Chicago move divides fair-goers

It had been a dozen years since BookExpo America (BEA) convened in Chicago, its base for much of the 1990s and early 2000s. The decision... Read more

Contract terms debated at BEA

A Big Five c.e.o. advocating for a flat rate royalty across formats? A long-established independent publisher defending the Big Five? Both happened when Authors Guild... Read more

Hachette secures Pietsch-perfect manga partner

Hachette Book Group (HBG) and Japanese publisher Kadokawa Corporation (KC) have partnered to create a new joint manga imprint. Read more

Perseus sale to Hachette Book Group completed

Hachette Book Group (HBG) has completed its acquisition of the Perseus Book Group’s publishing business. Read more

Patterson to target new readers with brief 'BookShots'

James Patterson is to target new avenues for selling books with a series of shorter, cheaper novels he is calling BookShots, the New York Times... Read more

Hachette Book Group buys Perseus

Hachette Book Group (HBG) has announced plans to buy the publishing business of Perseus Books Group in the US, 18 months after an original acquisition... Read more

Hachette's Pietsch predicts book industry surge

Hachette Book Group chief executive Michael Pietsch has predicted "huge growth" in writing and reading in the years to come, as a generation nurtured on... Read more

UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet... Read more

Schnittman leaving Hachette Book Group

Evan Schnittman, e.v.p, chief marketing and sales officer at Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US, is to leave the company. Scnittman joined... Read more

Hachette US buys Black Dog & Leventhal

Hachette Book Group in the US has entered into an agreement to buy illustrated book and creative non-fiction publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. The... Read more

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