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Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.04.05

Upheaval in publishing as Korda steps back and Kirshbaum opens his own agency

November 4, 2005
It's all about books this week. Larry Kirshbaum's officially an agent as of yesterday; Michael Korda is stepping down at Simon & Schuster after seemingly 1,000 years as editor-in-chief, and Random House pulled a reverse Miramax and announced it was breaking into the movie business (although in partnership with NBC Universal's Focus Features). The details of each, in reverse order... Random House Films, as the unit will be called, will be run by company editor-at-...

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