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Die Podcasts von Bertelsmann versorgen Sie mit allen wichtigen Infos und Fakten zum Unternehmen, mit spannenden Gesprächen und mit Hintergrundgeschichten, die die Grundwerte des Konzerns – nämlich Kreativität und Unternehmertum – an den Beispielen erfolgreicher Menschen aus der Bertelsmann-Welt erlebbar machen. Der Kanal für alle Podcast-Serien der Bertelsmann-Unternehmenskommunikation: von Kreativen und Unternehmern, verrückten Zufällen und dem, was die vielfältigen Geschäfte von Europas gr ...
 
semi-prose is the books podcast that’s half as serious and twice as smart as your other favourite books podcast. Join Evan, Allie, Kristina, and Max: four semi-professional readers as they explore new Canadian books through their personal histories, stores of pop culture, and readerly curiosities, before the pros – the authors themselves – join the conversation. Because when you’re done the last page, you’ve only really read the half of it.
 
To celebrate World Pride and the importance of diversity in literature, Penguin Random House presents a new podcast series featuring some of the most prominent writers in the LGBTQ community. Recorded live at the Ace Hotel in NYC, writers like Matthew Riemer, Leighton Brown, Tara Clancy, Blair Imani, and more share their impactful stories and experiences as queer people. Each story speaks to the variety and richness of the human experience, and the shared threads that connect us all.
 
Welcome to the Read it Forward Podcast, hosted by Senior Editor Abbe Wright. Every week, she sits down with authors to hear about their latest book, their writing process, and the books on their TBR pile. Abbe also shares what she's reading and serves up book recommendations that are sure to please. Listen along when you’re on the hunt for your next great read. It's Abbe's mission to comb her shelves to bring you the absolute best books out there.
 
AuthorMBA features one-on-one conversations with today's brightest authors who excel at the business of books. Conversations feature insights into successful business models, revenue streams, publishing strategies, marketing know-how, author platform dos and don'ts, content essentials, career decisions, and more. Writing a good book isn't enough. Selling a good book usually isn't enough either. To thrive in the new book economy, today's most successful authors think like an entrepreneur with ...
 
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In the Corona-dominated first half of 2020, Bertelsmann benefited from its diversi-fied business portfolio and high share of digital businesses. All in all, the interna-tional media, services, and education company recorded a single-digit percentage decline in revenues and an operating EBITDA of over one billion euros. Group profit was very nearly …
 
Bertelsmann hat in der vom Coronavirus geprägten ersten Jahreshälfte 2020 von seinem diversifizierten Geschäftsportfolio und dem hohen Anteil der Digitalgeschäfte profitiert. Insge-samt verzeichnete das internationale Medien-, Dienstleistungs- und Bildungsunternehmen einen Umsatzrückgang im lediglich einstelligen Prozent-Bereich sowie ein Operating…
 
How has COVID-19 impacted the book publishing industry? Our guest Skip Dye – SVP of Library Sales & Digital Strategy and SVP Director of Sales Operations at Penguin Random House – knows a thing or two about how publishers are adapting to this very different world we find ourselves in. We pack a lot into this episode. Learn the ways in which Coronav…
 
Sie ist Unternehmenssprecherin, leitet die weltweite Unternehmenskommunikation und ist zudem Mitglied im Group Management Committee von Bertelsmann. Karin Schlautmann spricht in der aktuellen Folge des Podcasts „Kreativität & Unternehmertum“ welche bedeutende Rolle Kommunikation in der Corona-Krise spielt und worauf es in diesem Zusammenhang in Kri…
 
Er ist CEO der Bertelsmann Printing Group, Geschäftsführer der DeutschlandCard GmbH und gehört darüber hinaus zum Group Management Committee von Bertelsmann. Dirk Kemmerer erzählt in Folge 15, welche besondere Bedeutung Kreativität und Unternehmertum während der Corona-Pandemie haben und welche Innovationen sein Team in den vergangenen Monaten vora…
 
In Folge 14 spricht Isabelle Körner mit Immanuel Hermreck. Der Bertelsmann-Personalvorstand ist bereits zum zweiten Mal zu Gast im Bertelsmann Business Podcast. Er erzählt von den Herausforderungen und Chancen der weltweiten Corona-Pandemie, wie die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft aussehen könnte und was es bedeutet, Teams virtuell zu führen.…
 
Author Photo: ©Kristee Mays Photography Why haven’t more people heard of Nancy Wake? An upper-class expat who smuggled documents and people out of WWII Paris, armed the French Resistance, and killed a Nazi commander bare-handed, this war heroine should be a household name — but she isn’t. Author Ariel Lawhon sets out to rectify the oversight in her…
 
Image: Mapping Inequality Note: This episode is part three in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink explores different perspectives on race in Libertyville. Originally published September 14, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor Kennedy. https://traffic.libsyn.…
 
Image: Mapping Inequality Note: This episode is part two in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink explores the history of the movement for housing equality. Originally published July 22, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor Kennedy. https://traffic.libsyn.com/s…
 
Image: Mapping Inequality Note: This episode is part one in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink delves into the history behind the segregation of Libertyville and its surrounding communities. Originally published May 26, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor K…
 
Phil Christman is the author of the new book Midwest Futures – a collection of interconnected essays about the Midwest. The book expands on Christman’s 2017 essay for The Hedgehog Review On Being Midwestern: The Burden of Normality. Both the essay and book start with a dissection of writing cliches about the Midwest as a way to begin unravelling ho…
 
Many of us find ourselves with a lot more time at home these days. Why not use that time to explore one of the library’s best digital resources – hoopla! Audiovisual librarian Becky King and host Nate Gass each share their Top 5 hoopla movie recommendations. Dive into hoopla right now Don’t have a library card? Apply for one online! http://traffic.…
 
The Adaptables is a podcast from Read it Forward and Penguin Random House that dives into your favorite book-to-screen adaptations. This season, we’re watching the Hulu adaptation of Celeste Ng's LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE. Join hosts Abbe Wright and Emma Shafer as we interview authors, insiders and Celeste Ng, herself, about what makes an adaptable g…
 
Abbe chats with author Marlon James about his novel, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, and his new podcast, Marlon and Jake Read Dead People. He tells listeners about his new American citizenship, having a genre novel nominated for a National Book Award, being promiscuous when it comes to writing fiction, researching African history and mythology, Michael B…
 
Abbe talks sobriety with Quit Like a Woman author and sober influencer, Holly Whitaker. If you're thinking about doing dry January, or considering the role alcohol plays in your life, this is a must-listen interview. Abbe also chats with psychologist Kelly McGonigal, and author of The Joy of Movement, about the importance of movement in leading a f…
 
In this episode, Abbe reviews one book she recently re-read: Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan. She finds that the book definitely holds up to the first time and rediscovers this family of characters all over again. Abbe also sits down with the legendary author Isabel Allende to discuss the Spanish Civil War, the current refugee cris…
 
As the year wraps up, Readers Advisor Jo talks about the most beloved books of 2019 according to the staff at Cook Library. We go over highlights from our immensely popular 2019 fiction and nonfiction booklets available at the reference desk and online. Listen to this quick 20 minute episode to remember the books and authors everyone was talking ab…
 
Listen to RelaxBrought to you by Penguin. This podcast gives you a chance to sample 4 audiobooks from Penguin Audio that are designed to help you relax. Listening to an audiobook is the perfect way to wind down at the end of a long day, so take a seat, look away from your screen and try out some of our top picks.All the audiobooks featured in this …
 
Listen to RelaxBrought to you by Penguin. This podcast gives you a chance to sample 4 audiobooks from Penguin Audio that are designed to help you relax. Listening to an audiobook is the perfect way to wind down at the end of a long day, so take a seat, look away from your screen and try out some of our top picks.All the audiobooks featured in this …
 
Listen to RelaxBrought to you by Penguin. This podcast gives you a chance to sample 4 audiobooks from Penguin Audio that are designed to help you relax. Listening to an audiobook is the perfect way to wind down at the end of a long day, so take a seat, look away from your screen and try out some of our top picks.All the audiobooks featured in this …
 
The international media, services, and education company Bertelsmann is to become the sole owner of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publishing group. Bertelsmann will acquire the remaining 25-percent stake now held by its British co-shareholder Pearson, increasing its own stake to 100 percent. Key information about the full acquisit…
 
Bertelsmann wird Alleineigentümer von Penguin Random House, der größten Publikumsverlagsgruppe der Welt. Bertelsmann übernimmt die restlichen 25 Prozent des britischen Mitgesellschafters Pearson und stockt damit seine Anteile auf 100 Prozent auf. Alle wichtigen Informationen zur Komplettübernahme gibt es per Podcast direkt ins Ohr.…
 
Recently, Abbe Wright, Read it Forward’s Senior Editor, was invited to be in conversation with Madeline McIntosh, CEO of Penguin Random House to talk about a topic they both love. Books! Specifically, what their favorite reads of 2019 were and what books they’re looking forward to giving to friends and family this holiday season. Listen in to their…
 
Local History Librarian Jenny Barry shares some of the quirkiest newspaper headlines and articles she’s encountered in her years researching Libertyville’s history. Visit our local history page to discover your own oddities in Cook Library’s newspaper archives! http://traffic.libsyn.com/cooklib/Local_History_Headlines.mp3…
 
In der letzten Folge vor der Winterpause ist Isabelle Körner im Gespräch mit Rolf Hellermann. Er ist CEO von Arvato Financial Solutions und Leiter des Technology and Data Advisory Boards von Bertelsmann. Hellermann verrät, warum er nie in die Digitalwährung Bitcoin investieren würde und warum er seine Weihnachtsgeschenke noch gerne im stationärem H…
 
In this episode, Abbe talks tacos and rock star chefs with food critic Jeff Gordinier, who has just published his travelogue-cum-memoir, Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World. The book details the several years he spent following perhaps the best chef in the world, René Redzepi, around the world and w…
 
In this episode, author Elissa Altman talks about her memoir Motherland, and her fraught—yet loving—relationship with her own mother. Next, Abbe welcomes fellow podcast host, Alli Hoff Kosik, into the studio to discuss her podcast SSR (Sh*t She Read), as well as re-reading and re-inspecting the books we adored from our childhoods. She mentions some…
 
Karin Schlautmann ist Unternehmenssprecherin und Leiterin der weltweiten Unternehmenskommunikation von Bertelsmann. In Folge zwölf des Bertelsmann Business Podcasts „Kreativität & Unternehmertum“ erzählt sie Moderatorin Isabelle Körner unter anderem, was Kaffee mit Digitalisierung bei Bertelsmann zu tun hat und was gutes Storytelling ausmacht.Alle …
 
Library Director David Archer returns for one last episode about wrapping up the Aspen Drive Library expansion project. Construction is complete and the library is open for business! We hope you will join us for the Saturday, November 23rd Grand Opening Celebration. Dave talks about response from the community so far, what it feels like to finish a…
 
In "What Abbe's Reading," Abbe reviews The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, which was Read it Forward's October Book Club pick. Later, Abbe sits down with comedian and Juggling the Jenkins blogger, Tiffany Jenkins, about her inspiring and harrowing memoir, High Achiever, and why sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction. Finally, Abbe cha…
 
Madeline McIntosh is responsible for the U.S. business of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publishing group. The conversation, in which she discusses the special features of the U.S. book market and reveals her personal must-read list, was the first trans-continental interview of the series: Madeline McIntosh was in New York and…
 
Madeline McIntosh verantwortet das US-Geschäft von Penguin Random House, der größten Publikumsverlagsgruppe der Welt. Das Gespräch, in dem sie über die Besonderheiten des US-Buchmarktes spricht und ihre persönliche Must-Read-Liste preis gibt, wurde erstmals über zwei Kontinente hinweg geführt: Madeline McIntosh war in New York und Isabelle Körner i…
 
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