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Simon & Schuster Australia are pleased to announce an exciting new distribution arrangement with our sister company Simon & Schuster US.
S&S Australia will be taking on Australian and New Zealand sales and distribution for selected titles from several of S&S US’s client publishers. The first of these include Printer’s Row Publishing Group, with imprints such as Canterbury Classics and Thunder Bay Press, Weldon Owen, Hazelden Publishing, and Little Bee Books.
Simon & Schuster Australia is proud to announce its acquisition from Finch Publishing of all rights in four of Steve Biddulph’s bestselling, category leading titles including the recently revised and updated Raising Boys in the 21st Century; Raising Girls; The New Manhood and Ten Things Girls Need Most. Ownership of the four titles will transfer from Monday, 1 September 2018.
S&S have also acquired the existing ISBNs so booksellers can easily continue to reorder the titles from HEDS where the stock is currently and will continue to be housed. All four titles will be available via S&S’ existing terms of trade, regardless of whether the stock was ordered via Finch Publishing/Harper Collins or from S&S.
Sulari Gentill’s novel Crossing the Lines ISBN 9781921997860 has won Best Crime Novel at the 2018 Ned Kelly Awards. Stock has been stickered to announce the win and is available now through firstname.lastname@example.org
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