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HMH Restructuring Begins

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Suffering from a downturn in the educational market, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has confirmed that it began a series of organizational changes last week that have resulted in, among other things, layoffs in its educational division as well as its trade division.

Abrams Press's First Title Due in May

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The first book to be released under Abrams Press, the new text-driven nonfiction imprint at Abrams Books, is 'Grocery' by food writer Michael Ruhlman. The title is scheduled to hit shelves on May 16.

Obamas' Books to Be Published By Crown

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Less than a week after it was announced that Penguin Random House had acquired books by former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama for a rumored $65 million, Crown Publishing Group has been named as the PRH unit that will release the titles in the U.S. and Canada.

At Media Conference, Murray Details HC's International Growth

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At Deutsche Bank’s 25th Annual Media & Telecom conference, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray told investors he expects foreign language market sales to account for 10% of the publisher's revenue this year. That figure is up significantly from 2014, when this segment accounted for less than 1% of revenue.

HarperCollins Marks Its 200th Anniversary

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Since its beginnings in 1817 in New York as J&J Harper, Printers, HarperCollins has become a worldwide publishing behemoth. We look back at highlights and milestones from the publisher's two centuries of business.

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