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Is an MBA “value added”? Ask the grads

While MBAs have long been thought of as a major advantage in the corporate job market, there have traditionally been relatively few in trade publishing.  But that has been changing in the last decade or so – beyond house heads such as HarperCollins’ Brian Murray, Macmillan’s John Sargeant, and Perseus’s David Steinberger who have theirs (Simon & Schuster’s Carolyn Reidy has a PhD), Random…Continue Reading

Book View, December 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Madeline McIntosh has returned to Random House in the newly created position of President, Sales, Operations, and Digital. Her direct reports include Andrew Weber, SVP, Ops & Technology; Jaci Updike, SVP, Director, Random House Adult Sales; Joan DeMayo, SVP, Director, Children’s Sales and Director, Special Markets Sales; and Bonnie Ammer, EVP, International Sales….Continue Reading

Bookview, August 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Rodale CEO Steve Murphy is leaving the company and will be replaced by Maria Rodale, who also continues in her role as Chairman of the Board. Don Linn, SVP and Publisher of the Taunton Press, is leaving to launch a digital publishing house, Quartet Press. Linn will have principal responsibility for Quartet Press’…Continue Reading

Summer Sizzlers: Media Types Encounter Royalty Disputes, Dropped Deals, and More

Even though much of the Manhattan publishing crowd was out of the city for at least a couple of weeks, Summer 2008 was surprisingly heavy on drama of the publishing variety. Here, we spice up your Labor Day weekend by providing a rundown of the events that shook up the city this season. SHERRY ARGOV…Continue Reading

To Bee or Not to Bee

This year the fourth annual Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Spelling Bee kicked off to an earlier start, further downtown and in a more corporate locale (the Riverhouse Sales & Discovery center – purveyor of eco condos – rather than Exit Art – purveyor of contemporary art), but the beloved hosts, remained the…Continue Reading