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Random House and Penguin: Episode two of The Merger
Random House and Penguin: Episode two of The Merger
Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Once, Stephen Johnson was managing director of Random House South Africa. When it merged...
Supermerger sparks concern
Supermerger sparks concern
“Fear of Amazon” may not yet be a phrase in the dictionary, but it is the  sentiment that underlies the merger between Random House...
Publishing as usual -- for now
Publishing as usual -- for now
Pearson and Bertelsmann went public on Monday with their agreement to combine Penguin (Pearson) and Random House (Bertelsmann) to form the...
Random House and Penguin merging to take on Amazon
Random House and Penguin merging to take on Amazon
Education and media publisher Pearson said the newly created joint venture, which will bring under one roof fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett,...
Writers grapple over the exit of an editor of note
Writers grapple over the exit of an editor of note
Two months ago, Alison Lowry, the highly regarded former chief executive officer of Penguin Books South Africa and personal editor of two key authors...
A climate change puts the heat on Penguin
A climate change puts the heat on Penguin
The publishing industry is said to have been rocked back on its heels at news that ebooks have outsold hardback books on Amazon in the United...
Alan Greenspan criticises Bush in new book
Alan Greenspan criticises Bush in new book
Former Federal Reserve chairperson Alan Greenspan, in a memoir to be released on Monday, criticised President George Bush and congressional...

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