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Celebrity Books

Tyra Banks BOOK In The Works: YA Series 'Modelland' To Debut In 2011

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Tyra Banks wants to spread some truth, and a little fantasy. The talk-show host and former model has agreed to a three-book deal wit...

The Onion: Drew Barrymore's Tell-All Coloring Book Hits Shelves (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With a new celebrity tell-all book coming out practically every week, it's frighteningly not too hard to imagine the next of them being in the form of...

Jennie Garth To Write Children's Books

US Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Another children's book author is coming out of Beverly Hills, 90210! A week after Tori Spelling announced she was writing her first children's book,...

Laura Bush Memoir 'Spoken From The Heart' Due Out In May

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Former first lady Laura Bush's memoir is coming out in early May. "Spoken From the Heart" is scheduled for release May 4 from Scribn...

Lauren Conrad On New Book 'Sweet Little Lies' And Heidi's Plastic Surgery (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lauren Conrad's new book for teens, "Sweet Little Lies," is out today, and Lauren was on Good Morning America to talk about life as an author and tran...

Celebrity Books Popularity Fading In UK: What About USA?

The London Times | Tom Baldwin and Tim Glanfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The lustre of celebrity memoirs, possibly the most reviled literary genre in history, is fading as publishers voice their alarm over returns from book...

Hugh Grant Planning To Write A Novel

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

BERLIN (AFP) -- Actor Hugh Grant said he dreams of running away from Hollywood and publishing a book, in an interview with a German newspaper Sunday....

Publishing's Winner's Curse

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

If publishers can no longer accurately guess at an audience even for formerly safe categories like adult trade nonfiction, will they continue to gamble so much money on big advances for a small number of books whose success is increasingly difficult to predict?