Related: Hachette Books is made up mostly of the former Hyperion list.– Disney Sells Hyperion Adult List to Hachette– Hachette Beefs up Hyperion Staff With Interim Publisher Hire[Press Release]Mauro DiPreta joins Hachette Book Group as Publisher for new division, Hachette BooksMichael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group, announced today that Mauro DiPreta will join HBG as Vice President and Publisher of Hachette Books, a new publishing division that HBG will launch in 2014. Built on the foundation of the Hyperion backlist that HBG acquired in 2013, Hachette Books will be a new home for publishing across a broad spectrum of subjects and interests. As Publisher, DiPreta will be responsible for the division’s direction and publishing, overseeing a staff of editors, marketers, and designers, and will join HBG’s Executive Management Board. The existing Hyperion staff will report to him and become part of Hachette Books, and he will hire additional staff as necessary. The Hachette Books lineup will include narrative nonfiction, business, pop culture, science, health and wellness, humor, and some fiction.DiPreta has spent more than two decades in the publishing industry and was most recently VP and Editor in Chief of Crown Archetype, an imprint at Penguin Random House. At …read more

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