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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Buys Webster’s New World Dictionary & CliffsNotes

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired Webster’s New World Dictionary and CliffsNotes from John Wiley & Sons, also buying a collection of cookbook titles from the publisher. Here’s more about the long list culinary purchases, from the release:

Wiley’s celebrated cookbook collection includes the flagship Betty Crocker series, in addition to other General Mills-branded lines, the Better Homes and Gardens line licensed from Meredith Corporation, Mark Bittman’s  How to Cook Everything franchise – including the bestselling culinary app for iOS, and high-profile authors such as Rose Levy Beranbaum, Marcus Samuelsson and Ellie Krieger. This acquisition will complement HMH’s premier authors and cookbooks, including Jacques Pepin, Dorie GreenspanThe Gourmet Cookbook and the Hello, Cupcake! franchise.

Along with the CliffsNotes titles, Houghton will assume control of the study guide website associated with the series–it currently counts two million visitors a month.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.