January 27, 2022

“Our Mission is to Create the Future of Books” (Interview with CEO of Penguin Random House)

Here’s One Exchange from a New Interview (about 800 words) with Markus Dohle, CEO, Penguin Random House Published by The Indian Express:

Q. After its tremendous take-off, the popularity of digital books has flagged a bit in the last couple of years. Does that make you more hopeful of the future of printed books?

Dohle: Yes indeed, though as PRH we have always been format agnostic. We’ve invested in both print and digital over the last decade. The strength of the printed book is actually stabilising the markets and the entire book ecosystem. Bookstores are critical because they are still the most important way for readers to discover new books.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.