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Leadership With Love

Larry Ross | Posted 04.21.2013 | Home
Larry Ross

Just as Billy Graham's influence and impact transcends religious, racial and political boundaries, so does the list of contributors to this volume as they reveal and confirm his place in history.

Easy Reader: Recommending Michael Feinstein on the Gershwins and Him, Gary Marmorstein on Lorenz Hart

David Finkle | Posted 03.01.2013 | Home
David Finkle

Ostensibly, what Feinstein is offering in his book is, as its title promises, a prolonged glimpse into his life as a devoted George and Ira Gershwin protegé.

Sleeping With the Frenemy

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Nayia Moysidis

Penguin and Random House got married and rode off into the sunset, but HarperCollins hasn't given up just yet. This week, HarperCollins' publishing promiscuity invited another player into the mix: Simon & Schuster.

HarperCollins Owner To Buy Simon & Schuster?

Posted 11.20.2012 | Home

News Corp, owner of HarperCollins Publishers, has expressed interest about buying the publishing company Simon & Schuster from its owner, CBS Corp, ac...

Indie Authors: How to Build a Bieber-Size Audience

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home
Amy Edelman

In the wild world of publishing (both indie and traditional), the Holy Grail has always been finding an audience (or conversely, having an audience find you).

Glenn Beck Launches Own Book Imprint

Beck book is by... a YA author? | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

Glenn Beck may be leaving Fox but you'll still see a lot of him at the bookstore. Beck's Mercury Radio Arts has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster bo...

New Mysterious Book Website To Be Launched This Summer

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on May 6, 2011 9:39 AM | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Three major publishers–Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA), and Simon & Schuster–will partner with AOL Huffington Post Media Group to launch ...

Understanding How the Traditional Publishing Model Works

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Penny C. Sansevieri

In order to succeed in publishing, you must have a working knowledge of all facets of the market. Understanding traditional publishing is one of them.

$5 Million Lawsuit Against Jimmy Carter For Book

The Jerusalem Post | Jordana Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

$5 million lawsuit against former US president alleges one of his books on Israel intended to deceive public, promote anti-Israel agenda....

A Writer's Rant About Simon & Schuster's Dip Into the Celebrity Cesspool

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jane Devin

Unlike Snooki, I have never aspired to be anything other than a writer. It's not a a temporary infatuation or a quick way to cash in on fleeting celebrity status.

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Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


The No Brainer That We Risk Missing

Peter Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Sims

One thing consistently puzzles me: there's a significant disconnect between policy makers and people who are working on actual problems in the grassroots. Wendy Kopp and Gerald Chertavian should not have to hire a lobbying firm.

Books by Five Fierce Women: Cherie Currie, Kelly Cutrone, Melissa Febos, Chris O'Dell, and Sue Scheff

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Cara Price

If you're looking for a great summer read by a woman writer who really has a tale to tell, I invite you to take a look at one or all of these titles.

Allure of the Hive: Experts on Connectivity, Social Networking and Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only r...

What You Expected? Half Of iPad iBooks Sold Are Novels

O'Reilly Radar | Ben Lorica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Comments from other readers gave me the idea to map the 100+ iBooks categories to the more familiar BISAC categories. Doing so means over half of all...

Exclusive: Author Danny Peary Tells the Story Behind the Story of an Under-Sung Baseball Hero

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Maris always thought that Rudy was the better athlete and would have hit 62 homers if given the chance. He was wrong

Postcards From the Fun-Employed, Part Deux

Paula Froelich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paula Froelich

I started writing a novel called "Female Kryptonite." It was about Jim - a never married, successful (in business and with the ladies), 40-something who starts to realize he's lonely.

CDs and Ardi and Vooks, Oh My!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

It can be exhilarating to contemplate the digital and evolutionary future. But I don't know if I could bear a world of "vookcases," "vook reports," and God forbid, a New York Review of Vooks.

All Hail, or Hurl -- The Hybrid Book is Here!

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

"Level 26: Dark Origins" is the first of it's kind, but it's just the beginning of a whole new species of hybrid books that may change the publishing landscape.

Hey Publishers, Screwing Your Best Customers Is A Mistake

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matt Stewart

By denying the value of e-books, S&S, Hatchette and HarperCollins will make it harder for their power-readers to buy from them, to champion their books, to spread literary joy quickly and easily.

Video: Book Publishers, Authors Launching iPhone Apps

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daisy Whitney

The book industry is feverishly trying to reinvent itself with new digital versions of books, and now a handful of authors are turning to the iPhone for help.

Brave New Chapter: The Simon & Schuster eBook Announcement

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Hanft

In the same way that iTunes liberated songs from the album format, books will no longer be solely linear.

The End Of Simon & Schuster's Teen Imprint

Crain's New York Business | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Simon Spotlight Entertainment launched in the fall of 2004, it was hailed as an innovative attempt to target readers in their teens and early 20s...

Glenn Beck Signs $3M Book Deal

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Media Mob has learned that conservative radio and television host Glenn Beck has just finished signing a huge new two-book deal with Simon & Schus...