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Amazon Goes 'Orwellian,' Fails Literature 101 - Posted August 11, 2014
In case you missed it, Amazon is currently going through something of a rough patch. The company recently started very public fights with Hachette, Disney and ... [PRNewser]

Hachette Chief: 'New York is No Longer a Bookstore City' - Posted March 26, 2014
Julie Bosman's disheartening NYT look at the dwindling number of Manhattan bookstores is a Dickens of a downer. In this tale of two cities, the best-times scenario has been gradually giving way to a bookworm's worst nightmare. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hachette Chief: 'New York is No Longer a Bookstore City' - Posted March 26, 2014
Julie Bosman's disheartening NYT look at the dwindling number of Manhattan bookstores is a Dickens of a downer. In this tale of two cities, the best-times scenario has been gradually giving way to a bookworm's worst nightmare. ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe Mangan Named EVP/Chief Operating Officer of Hachette - Posted December 5, 2013
Joe Mangan will join the Hachette Book Group (HBG) as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on February 3. Mangan comes to HBG from Perseus Books where he has spent the last decade at Chief Operating Officer. "...he has built a remark... [GalleyCat]

Hachette To Buy Disney's Hyperion Adult Trade Imprint - Posted June 28, 2013
Hachette Book Group has reached an agreement to acquire Disney's Hyperion adult trade publishing imprint. The deal includes more than 1,000 books published by Disney's imprint since 1991 and about 25 as-yet-unpublished books. Hyperion's backlist includes over 250 bestsellers... [GalleyCat]

Jason Rekulak Named Quirk Books Publisher - Posted May 10, 2013
Jason Rekulak has been promoted to publisher and vice president of Quirk Books. In addition, Brett Cohen has been promoted to president at Quirk Books and David Borgenicht will take the role of Quirk Productions CEO. Rekulak acquired and edited many ... [GalleyCat]

Jason Rekulak Named Quirk Books Publisher - Posted May 10, 2013
Jason Rekulak has been promoted to publisher of Quirk Books. In addition, Brett Cohen has been promoted to president at Quirk Books and David Borgenicht will take the role of Quirk Productions CEO. Rekulak acquired and edited many of the house's bestse... [AllTwitter]

Reagan Arthur Named Publisher of Little, Brown - Posted February 7, 2013
Reagan Arthur, the editorial director of Little, Brown's Reagan Arthur Books imprint, will be the next publisher and senior VP of Little, Brown. She will assume her new role on April 1st as Michael Pietsch becomes the new CEO of Hachette Book Group.... [GalleyCat]

John Fogerty Lands Book Deal for Memoir - Posted November 13, 2012
Rock star and songwriter John Fogerty will publish his memoir with Little, Brown in 2014. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival lead singer will talk about his time in one of rock music's most memorable bands, writing songs like "Proud Mary... [GalleyCat]

J.K. Rowling Sells 375,000 Copies of The Casual Vacancy in 6 Days - Posted October 3, 2012
In just six days, J.K. Rowling has sold 375,000 copies in all formats of her new novel for adults. Little, Brown and Company publisher Michael Pietsch explained in a statement: "The Casual Vacancy has exceeded our expectations in its first six days in stores, selling 375,000 copies in all formats... [GalleyCat]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [TVNewser]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Michael Pietsch to Serve as Hachette Book Group CEO - Posted September 10, 2012
Little, Brown and Company publisher Michael Pietsch will be the new CEO at Hachette Book Group after April 1st. Pietsch will lead the search for his own replacement after 11 years at the helm of Little, Brown, a division of Hachette Book Group. After seven years as CEO, David Young will step... [GalleyCat]

J.K. Rowling to Publish First Adult Novel - Posted February 23, 2012
J.K. Rowling has inked a deal with Little, Brown Book Group and Little, Brown and Company to publish her first novel for adults. The publisher did not reveal the title or publication date, but the novel will be published in print and eBook formats. Little, Brown Book G... [semanticweb.com]

J.K. Rowling to Publish First Adult Novel - Posted February 23, 2012
J.K. Rowling has inked a deal with Little, Brown Book Group and Little, Brown and Company to publish her first novel for adults. The publisher did not reveal the title or publication date, but the novel will be published in print and eBook formats. Little, Brown Book G... [GalleyCat]

Elton John to Publish Book About AIDS Epidemic - Posted January 9, 2012
Rock star Elton John has landed a book deal with Little, Brown for his first book, Love Is the Cure: Ending the Global AIDS Epidemic. He explained in the release: "This is a disease that must be cured not by a miraculous vaccine, but by changing hearts and minds,... [GalleyCat]

Iraq War Veteran Kevin Powers Inks Deal with Little, Brown and Company - Posted November 28, 2011
Veteran soldier Kevin Powers has inked a deal with Little, Brown and Company for his Iraq war novel The Yellow Birds. Powers, who has served in the Iraq war, is currently working towards an MFA as a Michener Fellow in Poetry at the University of Texas at Austin. Powers' manuscript was acquired... [GalleyCat]

Debut Novel Cut for Plagiarism - Posted November 8, 2011
Q.R. Markham's debut spy novel Assassin of Secrets has been cut by Little, Brown's Mulholland Books. Publisher Michael Pietsch... [semanticweb.com]

Debut Novel Cut for Plagiarism - Posted November 8, 2011
Q.R. Markham's debut spy novel Assassin of Secrets has been cut by Little, Brown's Mulholland Books. Publisher Michael Pietsch... [GalleyCat]

$1.99 eBook about a $665,000 Book Deal - Posted September 6, 2011
Vanity Fair will publish a 19,000-word eBook called How a Book Is Born: The Making of The Art of Fielding. The $1.99 eBook will expand the magazine's story about Chad Harbach... [GalleyCat]

Editors Buzz Forums: Battle of the Blurbs - Posted May 24, 2011
In a BEA tradition yesterday, six editors described their favorite book of the season in the annual Editors Buzz Forum. For ten minutes apiece, these edit... [GalleyCat]

Little, Brown Launches Crime Imprint Mulholland Books - Posted June 15, 2010
Today Little, Brown announced a new crime imprint entitled Mulholland Books, named after a curvy Los Angeles street that has inspired countless chase scenes and noir meditations. Editor John Schoenfelder will run the imprint, and ... [GalleyCat]

Bob Mould Autobiography Goes To Little Brown - Posted September 12, 2008
Michael Pietsch, Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that rock legend Bob Mould, founder of the pi... [GalleyCat]

Hillary Books: What's the Rush? - Posted May 22, 2007
For those keeping score, last month Knopf announced that it was publishing Carl Bernstein's 640-page book A WOMAN IN CHARGE: THE LIFE OF HILLARY CLINTON, originally planned for the fall, on June 19, surprising Little, Brown, which was scheduled to publish its own Hillary book by Jeff Nerth and Don Van... [GalleyCat]

Not Giving Up the Ghost - Posted April 17, 2007
Aside from making my debut LA Times Book Review column, "Dark Passages", on ghostwriters going solo, the Arizona Republic's Kerry Lengel tackled the same subject, interviewing a slew of mystery ... [GalleyCat]

Inside Patterson, Inc. - Posted February 5, 2007
I've said all along that to treat James Patterson like any other author - and hold him to the same standards - is an unwise move. He used to run an advertising agency, and the model he's concocted is clearly based on having a CEO come up with big ideas, and... [GalleyCat]

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