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Carl Hiaasen on Bringing Skink to Teens - Posted October 7, 2014
#1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen talked recently to Newsday about bringing Skink -- the beloved vigilante ex-gov of Florida whose unique brand of swamp-jus... [AllTwitter]

Carl Hiaasen on Bringing Skink to Teens - Posted October 7, 2014
#1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen talked recently to Newsday about bringing Skink -- the beloved vigilante ex-gov of Florida whose unique brand of swamp-jus... [GalleyCat]

Quill Awards Announced - Posted September 10, 2007
Changing things up this year, the Quills have announced their awards a solid month and a half before the actual ceremony, which will take place on October 22 at Jazz @ Lincoln Center and hosted by Ann Curry and Al Roker. For the first time in its three-year history, The... [GalleyCat]

Robert Barnett's Multimillion Dollar Advance Touch - Posted August 31, 2007
Bloomberg's Edward Nawotka finally uncovers some answers to questions I've wanted to ask for ages: how exactly does Robert Barnett earn his living from the megawatt authors, politicians and celebrities he represents? Not by standard agency commission, that's for sure, because e... [GalleyCat]

People Really Want to Buy Keith Richards' Memoir - Posted July 25, 2007
As promised, UK superagent Ed Victor held off until this month to shop around Rolling Stones guitarman Keith Richards' memoirs, and the gambit has paid off handsomely, according to Crain's Matthew Flamm. Bidding for a book by the Rolling Ston... [GalleyCat]

Knopf Names Dobrowolski Assistant Manager, Domestic Rights - Posted July 10, 2007
Knopf announced yesterday that Thomas Dombrowolski has been named Assistant Manager of its Domestic Rights Division. "Since his arrival two years ago, Thomas has become a key member of the department, demonstrating a keen awareness of the rights marketplace," said Domestic Rights Director Sean Yule in the announcement. "He has a... [GalleyCat]

Publishers Get Into the Speakers' Bureau Game - Posted June 4, 2007
At the New York Times, Celia McGee highlights the growing number of publishers who have set up separate speakers' bureaus for select authors. In the last two years, several major publishing houses have set up speakers bureaus. HarperCollins was the first, in May 2005, followed b... [GalleyCat]

Hillary Books: What's the Rush? - Posted May 22, 2007
For those keeping score, last month Knopf announced that it was publishing Carl Bernstein's 640-page book A WOMAN IN CHARGE: THE LIFE OF HILLARY CLINTON, originally planned for the fall, on June 19, surprising Little, Brown, which was scheduled to publish its own Hillary book by Jeff Nerth and Don Van... [GalleyCat]

Bookspan Bloodbath - Posted May 21, 2007
PW Daily reports that a mere six weeks after it acquired complete ownership of Bookspan, Bertelsmann has initiated a major overhaul of the book club business, a process that will eliminate 280 positions, or about 15% of its workforce of 1,900. As part of integrating... [GalleyCat]

A Dangerous Path to Bestseller Status - Posted May 18, 2007
It's a Jeff Trachtenberg double bill at the WSJ today, and in the second half of the double feature, he looks at why Conn and Hal Iggulden's THE DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS - first published in the UK and Australia - has not only transferr... [GalleyCat]

Miller Moves from Vintage to Knopf - Posted May 15, 2007
PW Daily reports that Vintage/Anchor senior editor Andrew Miller is moving floors in the Random House building as a result of his new gig as a senior editor at Knopf. "Andrew is an exceptional editor who, in his tenure at Vintage/Anchor, has demonstrated a keen eye for topical nonfiction," said Knopf... [GalleyCat]

Pulitzer Prize Winners - Posted April 16, 2007
The Pulitzer Prize has announced its winners in a variety of categories, and while our Fishbowl siblings will be dissecting the journalism winners, we'll look at the book-related winners: FICTION: Cormac McCarthy, THE ROAD (Knopf) Also nominated as finalists in this category were: AFTER THIS by Alice McDermott (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and... [GalleyCat]

The Everyman's Library Turns 100 - Posted January 9, 2007
The Wall Street Journal's Tom Nolan focuses attention on the centenary of the Everyman's Library, founded in 1906 by bookbinder-turned-publisher Joseph Malaby Dent to preserve great works of literature. The books found a fan in Knopf... [GalleyCat]

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