11/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Beastly e-Books

Having ramped up her metabolism from magazines to online journalism with The Daily Beast, Tina Brown now wants to speed up book publishing.

In a joint venture with Perseus Book Group, The Daily Beast is forming a new imprint, Beast Books, that will focus on publishing timely titles by Daily Beast writers -- first as e-books, and then as paperbacks on a much shorter schedule than traditional books.

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