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People Roundup, May 2013

PEOPLE Brendan Cahill has joined Random House, Inc. as Vice President, Corporate Projects, working with departments across the company on a variety of internal and externally-directed endeavors, beginning with digital-partnership development opportunities.  He was previously CEO of NatureShare, and before that VP and Publisher at Open Road, and an Editor at Running Press, Grove/Atlantic, and Gotham Books. W. Ralph Eubanks has announced that…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-April 2013

PEOPLE Random House has announced a multi-faceted book deal with Dave Zinczenko, formerly EVP, Editor-in-Chief of Men’s Health and General Manager of the Healthy Living Group and Rodale Books at Rodale, which includes a 3-book publishing deal with Ballantine, an imprint Zinc Ink within the Random House Publishing Group and a distribution deal for branded…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

The Deal Down Under ‘Books Alive’ in Australia, Fresh French in Holland, And a Greco-Dickensian Fable Some call it preaching to the choir, but preliminary results are in on Australia’s inaugural two-week, federally-funded, book-buying bonanza called Books Alive, which is aimed at luring “occasional, lapsed, and young readers” back into the literary fold with a…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

Damsels In Distress Calmel in Aquitaine, Hermann Does Damascus, And Norway’s Queen of Crime Druids, troubadours, wenches, and the golden-haired, green-eyed Duchess of Aquitaine make for a rambunctious menagerie who all wind up in Eleanor’s Bed, a first novel that’s had ladies-in-waiting sighing all over France. This medieval coming-of-age story from Mireille Calmel unfolds in…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2002

PEOPLE Steve Parr has been named CEO of Abrams, following the departure of Mark Magowan and Alan Rutsky (along with two dozen others) at the end of the year. He was most recently with Emap. . . . After 14 years at Harcourt, Louise Pelan, VP and Publisher of Children’s Books, is taking early retirement…Continue Reading

Book View, December 2000

PEOPLE Two Random House appointments: Beryl Needham, previously Dir. of Marketing for Little, Brown, has been named VP Dir. of National Accts. Children’s Books. And Adene Corns has been named VP Dir. of clubs and AMS. She was previously at S&S. Corns comes to Random with her full team . . . After 21 years…Continue Reading