Penguin and Random House Agree Deal

Penguin and Random House Agree Deal

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New The tie-up between Penguin and Random House has been confirmed this morning. Penguin-Random House, as the joint venture will be known, is expected to give the two publishing houses, owned by Pearson and Bertelsmann, more oomph in the publishing world's ongoing battle with Amazon. The deal is split 53- 47...
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