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Bertelsmann to Expand Publishing and TV Interests in India

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 1-15, 2004 Edition Bertelsmann to Expand Publishing and TV Interests in India LONDON/2/25/04 —Media conglomerate Bertelsmann plans an aggressive joint venture and expansion into India with the launch of a subsidiary and/or investment in Indian media during the next few months. CEO Gunther Thielen said the company would set up a Read more »

Random House UK Merges Two Literary Imprints

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 1-15, 2004 Edition Random House UK Merges Two Literary Imprints LONDON/2/23/04—Random House UK will merge two of its literary imprints, The Harvill Press and Secker Warburg, into a new line called Harvill Secker. Geoff Mulligan, currently the publishing director of Secker & Warburg, will become publisher of the new Harvill Secker Read more »

Publishers Unite to Tackle Copyright
Priorities in International Trade

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES February 15-29, 20004 Edition Publishers Unite to Tackle Copyright Priorities in International Trade WASHINGTON, D.C./2/13/04—The Association of American Publishers (AAP) joined with fellow members of the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) in a report submitted today to the U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Zoellick, outlining the U.S. copyright industries’ global priorities for

HarperCollins Reports Healthy Sales Growth

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES February 15-29, 2004 Edition HarperCollins Reports Healthy Sales Growth NEW YORK, NY/2/11/04—HarperCollins, which began the first quarter of 2003 with sluggish sales, has seen a 4.6 percent increase in revenues over the last three fiscal quarters to $341 million. Operating income increased nearly 19 percent to $57 million. The Zondervan division, which Read more »

People Feb 15-29, 2004

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

Publishing News People February 15-29, 2004 Edition PEOPLE Little, Brown Names Shander Editor-in-Chief of Adult Trade NEW YORK, NY/2/6/04—Geoff Shandler has been promoted to editor-in-chief of the adult trade division at Little, Brown. He succeeds Michael Pietsch, who became publisher of the imprint. Harper Taps Duggan as ExecutiveEditor —Tim Duggan has been named an executive Read more »

Awards Feb 15-29, 2004

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

Publishing News Awards February 15-29, 2004 Edition AWARDS Bausch, Freudenberger Jointly Receive PEN/Malamud Award 2/5/04—Richard Bausch, author of The Stories of Richard Bausch (HarperCollins), and Nell Freudenberger, author of Lucky Girls, have jointly been awarded the 2004 PEN/Malamud Award and will equally share the $5,000 cash prize. The prize, which recognizes outstanding short fiction in Read more »

Book Deals Feb 15-29, 2004

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

Publishing News Book Deals February 15-29, 2004 Edition BOOK DEALS THE NINTH DAY OF LOUS DRAX TO BE DIRECTED BY MINGHELLA LOS ANGELES, CA/2/5/04—Anthony Minghella, director of COLD MOUNTAIN, will write and direct a screen adaptation of Liz Jensen’s soon-to-be-released novel, THE NINTH DAY OF LOUS DRAX. The film will be released by Miramax. Clare Read more »

General News Feb 15-29, 2004

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

Publishing News General News February 15-29, 2004 Edition GENERAL NEWS Borders Books & Music to Open Store in Cincinnati ANN ARBOR, MI/2/11/04—Borders Books & Music will open a 21,000-square-foot store in Cincinnati in July. The store will be located in the Deerfield Towne Center shopping center at the intersection of Irwin Simpson Road and Mason-Montgomery Read more »

Borders Experiences 2003 Sales Boost

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES February 15-29, 2004 Edition Borders Experiences 2003 Sales Boost ANN ARBOR, MI/02/10/04—Borders Group, Inc. recorded an 8.9 percent sales increase to $827 million in the fourth quarter of 2003. For the entire 2003 year, the bookseller also saw a 6.5 percent increase to $2.5 billion over the previous year. The company’s Waldenbooks Read more »

Time Warner Award to Honor the Late Sara Ann Freed

Pub Date: Feb 15, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES February 15-29, 2004 Edition Time Warner Award to Honor the Late Sara Ann Freed NEW YORK, NY/2/10/04—The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Time Warner, has created the Sara Ann Freed Memorial Award for a first mystery novel, offering a $10,000 advance for publication by the imprint. Sasra Ann, 57, who died of Read more »