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The Big 5 publishing houses have decreased once again, as Penguin Random House (owned by parent company Bertelmann) outbid Harper (owned by Rupert Murdoch) to acquire Simon & Schuster. Penguin Random House will pay $2 billion dollars for the company. Simon & Schuster was put up for sale by owner Viaacom CBS in March in
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The editors of The New York Times Book Review have named their top ten books of 2020. The first five titles on the list showcase the best in fiction — all which might be categorized under the broad label “literary” (though arguably, Deacon King Kong lies closely within mystery and crime fiction) — while the
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It’s that time of year for everyone to start releasing their “Best Of” lists. Here at Book Riot, we love seeing what other publications choose for the best books of the year. Yesterday, Amazon released their picks for the best books of 2020. The list, selected by Amazon editors, includes a total of 100 titles
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It’s that time again! Here are some of the highlights of this week’s new releases. Rebel Sisters by Tochi Onyebuchi Okay, so this is actually the sequel to War Girls, which came out last year, but it’s awesome and I wanted another opportunity to bring the first one to your attention. Because 1) it is
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