Looks like Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade division is off the block…for now. Education Media & Publishing Group, the educational publisher formed by Barry O’Callaghan’s leveraged buy-outs of Boston-based Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt, has agreed a refinancing which will lower its debt load and interest bills but heavily dilute equity holders, reports the FT. The refinancing… Continue reading
John Wilkins is on a roll with yet two more new papers up for review. Check them out.
Kevin Whelan at Pundit Review writes: Me and the guys from Blue Mass Group, Massachusetts leading liberal blog, are putting our petty political differences aside to try and raise money for the Jared C. Monti Scholarship Fund. Jared was KIA in Afghanistan in 2006 and recently became only the 6th person since 2001 to be… Continue reading
We’re learning more about Shakespeare’s rivals in the Elizabethan Theatre: Before 1594, the kaleidoscope of acting companies was becoming impossible for the City authorities to control. Then deals were done, and for six years, from about 1594 to 1600, a monopoly – or duopoly – was granted to two companies only, the Admiral’s and the… Continue reading