penguins http://nwpr.org en Book News: Jane Goodall Blames Carelessness For Lifted Passages http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-jane-goodall-blames-carelessness-lifted-passages <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Primatologist <a href="http://www.janegoodall.org/" target="_blank">Jane Goodall</a> blames slapdash note taking and a busy work schedule for the text lifted from other sources in her book <em>Seeds of Hope</em>, co-written with Gail Hudson. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:32:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 43769 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Jane Goodall Blames Carelessness For Lifted Passages Book News: Penguin, Random House Complete Publishing Mega-Merger http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-penguin-random-house-complete-publishing-mega-merger <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Publishers Penguin and Random House have officially merged into one entity known as Penguin Random House (not, as many had hoped, "Random Penguin" or "Penguin House"). The deal "creates the world's largest publisher of consumer books," according to The Associated Press. Parent companies Pearson and Bertelsmann, which announced the news Monday morning, said the new, New York-based company will employ some 10,000 people and comprise nearly 250 imprints. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:07:00 +0000 editor 30232 at http://nwpr.org Conductors on Vacation http://nwpr.org/post/conductors-vacation <p>A Northwest Public&nbsp;Radio listener, Dave&nbsp;Ostrom,&nbsp;had a David Letterman-like &quot;Brush with&nbsp;Greatness&quot; while on a&nbsp;boat trip to Antarctica.&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.zubinmehta.net/">Zubin Mehta</a></strong>, Music Director for&nbsp;Life of the Israel Philharmonic&nbsp;Orchestra, and his&nbsp;wife&nbsp;were also&nbsp;on the boat.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;She had convinced him to bring his concert tails and to wear then while walking out into a group of <strong><a href="http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/penguins/king.html">king penguins </a></strong>number Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:30:10 +0000 Robin Rilette 3549 at http://nwpr.org Conductors on Vacation