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Apple Settles E-book Antitrust Case

Reuters | Supriya Kurane | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology

(Adds Re/Code report) By Supriya Kurane June 17 (Reuters) - Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. stat...

Zoë Triska

WATCH: Penguin's Book Truck IS SO AWESOME

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 06.12.2013 | Books

As a book lover, I saw a lot of things I adored last week at Book Expo America. But even though I got to meet Grumpy Cat, the coolest thing at BEA thi...

Sleeping With the Frenemy

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Nayia Moysidis

Penguin and Random House got married and rode off into the sunset, but HarperCollins hasn't given up just yet. This week, HarperCollins' publishing promiscuity invited another player into the mix: Simon & Schuster.

Best-Selling Author Dead At 79

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 01.22.2013 | Books

CANBERRA, Australia -- Best-selling Australian author Bryce Courtenay, whose first and final books drew on his tough early-life experiences in Africa,...

Publishers, Weakly: What the Penguin/Random House Merger Really Means

Michael Levin | Posted 12.29.2012 | Books
Michael Levin

The publishers will blame everyone in sight for their predicament, but this is a self-inflicted wound; what the Brits would call an "own goal."

How Will We Read? The Power of an Author

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

"We build platforms for authors and we can build them at a lightning pace compared to the pace of a traditional publishing company. I think Penguin saw those services as important."

Over-Thinking the 20th Century -- A Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you have a graduate degree in philosophy plus an additional one in economics, this book might be for you. Everybody else: lots of luck.

Ayn Rand Gets An App

Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

Penguin Group will launch a new iPad app of Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, “Atlas Shrugged,” combining the unabridged text and rarely seen photos from A...

Helped by The Help

Nelson Davis | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business
Nelson Davis

There is a bonus lesson in how The Help finally got to the marketplace and that is you have to take calculated risks.

Woman Drops 'Three Cups Of Tea' Lawsuit

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

HELENA, Mont. — An Illinois woman has dropped her lawsuit against "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson, leaving just one legal claim that m...

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Winners Announced

phx.corporate-ir.net | Posted 08.14.2011 | Books

Amazon.com, Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace, a part of the Amazon group of companies, today announced the winners of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel...

Jennifer Hudson Finally Gets What She Has Been Asking For

nypost.com | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books

Jennifer Hudson has landed a $1 million-plus deal with Penguin Group's Dutton imprint for her weight-loss memoir, sources say. ...

eBook Report: Can The iPad Keep Up?

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- As the publishing industry wrapped up four days of digital talk at its annual national convention, Amazon.com's Kindle was seen as the cle...

Penguin UK In 'Conversation' With Agent Andrew Wylie Over Odyssey Titles

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin has confirmed that it is negotiating with agent Andrew Wylie over books that have been included in the agent's digital offshoot Odyssey Editio...

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal | JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of about a dozen books including "Purple Cow" said he now has so many direct customer relationships, largely via his blog, that he no longe...

Follett's 'Pillars of the Earth' Launced As Apple App

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When best-selling author Ken Follett wrote The Pillars of the Earth in the late 1980s, he could hardly have imagined his novel, about cathedral buildi...

Can The Internet Save The Book?

Salon | Julie Klausner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his 2008 book, "Here Comes Everybody," Shirky imagined a world without traditional economic or political organizations. Two years later and Shirky ...

Freshly Ground Black People: World's Worst Typo Leaves Publisher Reeling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

SYDNEY — An Australian publisher is reprinting 7,000 cookbooks over a recipe for pasta with "salt and freshly ground black people." Penguin Group...