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Bertelsmann, parent to publisher Random House

Penguin Random House Helps Boost Bertelsmann 2019 Performance

Gütersloh, March 24, 2020 – Media conglomerate Bertelsmann had a successful financial year in 2019 with an increase in revenues, record operating EBITDA, and group profits again of over €1 billion. An important milestone was Bertelsmann’s full acquisition of Penguin Random House as part of its RTL Group. PRH partly fueled the 2019 growth with… View Article


Journalists and Authors Consider Appeal After Court Dismisses AB5 Lawsuit

ASJA and NPPA considering an appeal after federal district court dismisses their AB5 lawsuit and denies their request for an injunction.   The American Society of Journalists and Authors and the National Press Photographers Association are considering their appeal options after a Los Angeles District Court judge delivered two surprising orders in their case challenging… View Article

Longlist for 2020 Booker Prize Announced

On 27 February, the judges of the 2020 International Booker Prize reveal the ‘International Booker Dozen’, the 13 novels longlisted for the prestigious award celebrating the finest translated fiction from around the world. The prize is awarded every year for a single book that is translated into English and published in the UK or Ireland…. View Article

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Award Winners

Everything Inside, Story Prize Finalist among three

Story Prize Finalists Chosen

The Story Prize, now in its 16th year, is has chosen three outstanding short story collections as finalists from 94 submissions representing 72 different publishers or imprints. The winner will receive $20,000 and runners up will receive $5,000 each.  They are: Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat (Alfred A. Knopf) Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine (One World)… View Article

The Past is Never by Tiffany Tyson

2019 Willie Morris Awards Announced

2019 Willie Morris Awards Announced – Tiffany Quay Tyson Receives $10,000 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction for THE PAST IS NEVER

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Announcing the Winners of the 2019 National Book Awards

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