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Penguin Random House Sells Author Solutions

Author Solutions Penguin Random HousePenguin Random House is no longer in the self-publishing business. From Publisher’s Weekly:

Penguin Random House has sold its Author Solutions division to an affiliate of the Najafi Companies, a private investment firm that at one point owned Bookspan and made an offer to buy several hundred Borders outlets after the chain filed for Chapter 11.

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Writers Share the Burden for Vanity Publishing

authorsolutionsprhDavid Gaughran has it in for Author Solutions. With good reason – Author Solutions rips people off. They offer marketing packages with huge markups that will likely have very little effect on sales. Recently, I attended the L.A. Times Book Festival and the Author Solutions booth was hocking a book about racial purity.…

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