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Penguin Owner Might be Taking Over Simon & Schuster

As of November 2020, Penguin Random House's owner Bertelsmann has been set to acquire Simon & Schuster in a $2.17bn deal. However, this is not a transaction people are happy with as Bertelsmann comes under scrutiny in the UK and the US. 

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Sourcebooks Launches New Women Voices Imprint with Author E. L. James

Sourcebooks, which is the largest women-owned book publisher in North America, is launching a new innovative imprint with author, E. L. James. James, who is the author of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, will have her backlist moved to Sourcebooks as part of the deal, effective April 1, 2021. The new imprint is said to focus on entrepreneurial female authors, such as James herself, that have taken a hands on approach to publishing.

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PRH Publishes Special Commemorative Edition of Amanda Gorman’s ‘The Hill We Climb’

Penguin Young Readers (a division of PRH) has announced that they are publishing a special commemorative edition of Amanda Gorman's 'The Hill We Climb.'

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