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Court Rules Royalties To Be Paid to Goebbels Estate

In a controversial decision, Munich District Court in Germany has ruled that royalties must be paid to the family of WWII Nazi and war criminal Joseph Goebbels. A biography of the Nazi, Goebbels...

Random House and Penguin are One

Although their merger was approved by the Department of Justice earlier this year, the deal has now been finalized between Random House and Penguin Publishing. In what has been called a "merger...

Penguin and Random House to Merge

The merger of Penguin and Random House publishers is a step closer now that the Department of Justice has ended its investigation. Pearson and Bertelsmann (parent companies of the publishers) issued the following...

Penguin Publishing Settles Lawsuit with DOJ

A settlement has been reached between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Penguin Publishing Group. The lawsuit between the DOJ and several publishers including Apple, MacMillion and Hachette, is over alleged eBook...

Penguin and Random House Merge

Reader's Entertainment reported last week that there were rumors of a possible merger between Penguin Publishing and Random House. This week both publishers made the official announcement and the newly merged company...

Random House and Penguin Considering Merger

Pearson, the media and financial corporation that happens to be the parent company of Penguin Publishing, has confirmed they are in talks with Bertelsmann (parent company of Random House), to acquire Random...

Penguin Publishing Pulls Books from Libraries

L. McMaken 11-26-11 Cincinnati, OH   OverDrive the digital distributor for publishers to libraries, has been notified that Penguin Publishing is reviewing it's lending terms for eBooks to libraries, and they are to suspend their distribution...
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BEHIND THE WORDS: BRUCE OLAV SOLHEIM

Welcome Bruce, we’re excited to have you join us on Reader’s Entertainment. First, tell our readers where you’re from, where you live? Is writing...

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WILD LOVE BY LAUREN ACCARDO A down-on-her-luck city girl searches for new purpose among the shelves of a failing bookstore in the quaint town of...