Dispatches from the Digital Revolution

How do you solve a problem like the Hydra?

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Random House are in a fight over a nine-headed monster. Well, sort of. Last week, Digital Book World reported on an … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Random House announces internal reorganization

Random House and Penguin are still awaiting verdicts from global fair trade organizations to finalize their planned merger, but that certainly hasn’t left them standing idle. Last week, Publisher’s Lunch … Continue reading

January 15, 2013

Our hero?: Penguin Random House confirmed

This week I joined most of the publishing industry in the water cooler buzz about the recently-announced marriage of Random House and Penguin. (Also, of course, the blogosphere/social media/Internet buzz.) … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

“Publishing singularity” in action

Recent newsbreak: Random House is getting into television.  Publishers Weekly reports that the publisher will team with FremantleMedia, the London-based television production and distribution company whose programs include The X … Continue reading

August 6, 2012

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