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2014-06-24 20:21:13

Hachette to buy Perseus Books, and to sell Perseus's Distribution Businesses to Ingram NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hachette Book Group, Ingram Content Group, and the Perseus Books Group announced today that the three companies have entered into binding commitments for Hachette to purchase Perseus and sell Perseus's client services businesses to Ingram. The deal is expected to close soon after regulatory approval of the Hachette-Perseus transaction is received. Hachette...

2011-01-09 00:43:59

Media partner of ABC Television Group, GreenRightNow.com, has recognized The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction, by Rebecca D. Costa, as one of the best "green" books of 2010. Selections were made by Editor Barbara Kessler, and released via GreenRightNow.com, ABC Television Group affiliates and independent television stations around the country. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Media partner of ABC Television Group, GreenRightNow.com, has recognized The Watchman's...

2010-09-09 06:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Navratil, Publisher of Running Press Book Publishers, a member of The Perseus Books Group, has acquired world rights to Seventeen's Ultimate Style Guide by Ann Shoket and the Editors of Seventeen through Lia Ronnen at Melcher Media. Running Press will publish in July 2011; Melcher will package. "We are excited to be working with Ann and her group in bringing this book to market. In working with the # 1 selling monthly teen magazine, our...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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