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Rita Zoey Chin: Running Toward the Storm

Ru Freeman | Posted 08.14.2014 | Books
Ru Freeman

Very early in her memoir, Rita Zoey Chin finds herself at an exclusive dinner held by her husband's colleagues from the Boston Medical Center where he is the chair of neurosurgery, during the course of which she reveals that she is working on a memoir.

How to Get Successfully Published TODAY: Big 5, Indy, or Self-Publish?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

It's the greatest time in history to be a writer. There are more ways to get published than ever before. While it's great to have so many options, it's also confusing. But when you break these many different ways down, they sort themselves out into just three primary paths.

Apple Settles E-book Antitrust Case

Reuters | Supriya Kurane | Posted 08.16.2014 | Technology

(Adds Re/Code report) By Supriya Kurane June 17 (Reuters) - Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. stat...

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Are New York Publishers Still Relevant?

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 04.12.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

For years New York publishers (also called legacy publishing or corporate publishing) were at the top of the publishing food chain. They decided which...

'60 Minutes' Faces Questions Over Corporate Ties To Disgraced Benghazi Book

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Days after it apologized for its faulty reporting on the Benghazi attacks, the criticism of "60 Minutes" has not relented -- and some of it has focuse...

CHOP CHOP: Making Healthy Kids

Rozanne Gold | Posted 09.29.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Cooking can be a valuable social connector for kids, teens and families -- more delicious than any web experience could ever hope to be. If families started cooking together, and then eating together, there's a good chance they could create healthy taste memories to last a lifetime.

WATCH: Girls' Awesome Project Turns Into A Book

Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents

Losing a book of life rules they had been writing together turns out to have been the luckiest thing to happen in 10-year-old Isabelle Busath and 8-ye...

Twitter: Why I'm Becoming A Convert

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

Social media is growing, and I, ever so slowly, am growing with it. I reluctantly joined Facebook in 2011. 'I have no interest in social media,' I told my friends. Why did I cave? Marketing.

Video: Simon & Schuster Authors on "Game-Changing" Platform for Digital Book/Video Hybrid with a New "Vook"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

In the fast-changing landscape of digital book publishing there is now something called a vook, a product and company which is a hybrid of text an...

Leadership With Love

Larry Ross | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books

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

The Price of eBooks Should Be Dropping Really Soon

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of cons...

Self-Published Author Gets Unusual Book Deal

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Self-publishing author John Locke has a made an untraditional deal with a traditional publisher. Simon & Schuster announced Monday that b...

Indie Authors: How to Build a Bieber-Size Audience

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.19.2011 | Books
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 | Books

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...

Sarah Ferguson Writes 'Very Personal' Memoir

AP | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Sarah Ferguson has more royal secrets to share. Atria Books announced Wednesday that "Finding Sarah: A Duchess's Journey to Find Herself"...

New Mysterious Book Website To Be Launched This Summer

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

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 | Books
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 | Books

$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

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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.