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Posts Tagged ‘Nicole Dewey’

Promotions at Little, Brown & Company

A number of publishing professionals at Hachette’s Little, Brown & Company imprint were promoted this week.

Within the marketing/publicity department, four staff members have received promotions. Heather Fain has been named vice president, associate publisher and marketing director. Nicole Dewey has will now serve as vice president and executive director of publicity.

Sabrina Callahan‘s new title is now director of publicity for James PattersonTheresa Giacopasi has moved up to online publicity manager.

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Henry Holt Stops Production of Charles Pellegrino Book

pelligrino.jpgToday the AP reported that Henry Holt and Company has ceased publication of The Last Train From Hiroshima, a nonfiction book by Charles Pellegrino that Avatar director James Cameron had considered turning into a film.

A Holt spokesperson told the AP that publisher could not find two sources mentioned in the book and Pellegrino (pictured, via) “was not able to answer” some of the publisher’s questions about the title, a journalistic look at the bombing of Hiroshima. Last week, the NY Times uncovered a few other problems with the book.

Here’s more from the AP report: “The publisher ‘will issue full credit to wholesalers and retailers who wish to return the book. Consumers who seek a refund should return to the retailer from whom they purchased the book.’”

At Pellegrino’s website, the author has collected both good and bad reviews of his books–an odd counterpoint to the story. According to his website, Stephen King once wrote: “This guy really scares me.” More reviews follow after the jump.

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