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.
I think we can all agree that 2020 was nothing but news. Books and the publishing industries were no exception to this. Some news were great, some of them bad, some others were just unexpected. If you missed any of them on the whirlwind that was 2020, here is a quick recap of the biggest literary news of the year.
New year, new books! There are so many things to look forward to at the beginning of each year, perhaps this year more than ever. Check out which books these publishers are most exited about on 2021 and be sure to add them to your TBR list!
We asked these amazing publishers about their top picks for this past year and the fresh new year of books to come. Liven up your TBR with these publisher recommended reads!
Long-distance BFFs, podcast co-hosts, and now authors, Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman's new book shares just how important friendship is.