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Alfred Knopf

Publisher Pays $2.5 Million Advance...

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The deals are popping this week, and publishing is not immune. On the basis of a 4-page proposal, Alfred Knopf's Sonny Mehta has paid $2.5 million for...

Does Twitter Sell Books? Publishers Say Yes.

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Fauzia Burke

I decided to look for concrete examples of social media success in book publishing. I interviewed two different publishers to get their take on how engaging on Twitter has benefited them.

Is It the Thought That Counts? Or Is It the Book?

Carole Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carole Baron

Books make great gifts and I am in a unique position-- editor, publisher, reader -- to come up with something special for each person on my list.

Alfred Knopf Jr. Dies At 90

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Alfred A. Knopf Jr., son of publishing legends and an influential publisher in his own right, died Saturday. He was 90. Knopf died o...