Summer is always a pretty slow time in publishing, but there are at least a few interesting or curious book deals announced each week. We thought it’d be nice to gather and contextualize them in one place. So here they are for the week ending July 31.
—On Monday, Simon & Schuster publisher David Rosenthal Read More
ALBANY—About 90 minutes after I posted this story about Ed Cox making a run for Republican state chairman, I got a call from Bill Nojay, a talk show host in Rochester, who said the gears are very much in motion.
"There are a lot of county chairmen and party activists across New York Read More
Isac Weinberger called a moment ago to say Michael Bloomberg is going to campaign in the Catskills this Sunday. Bloomberg campaign spokesman Howard Wolfson confirmed the trip.
It’s not a new thing for a candidate to go there in the hunt for city voters. Mayor John Linsday went out to Long Island when he Read More
ALBANY—Republicans sources say that Ed Cox, the son-in-law of Richard Nixon and a longtime party activist, is now gauging support for a bid to become the state G.O.P. chairman.
"He has been approached by several party leaders and donors about running," Tom Basile, one of Cox's advisers, said.
I've heard from several prominent Republicans that Read More
Ever notice that the NYTimes.com most-emailed list is slanted toward an older demographic? Maybe because only folks over a certain age—like our Aunt Mabel—still use the email tool. Here’s a quick, annotated guide to what Grandma and Grandpa thought you might be interested in from NYTimes.com …
1. And finally! For the first time since Read More
What Young Woo envisions for Pier 57 in West Chelsea. Read More
The red-carpet procession at the premiere of Julie & Julia, which stars Meryl Streep as Julia Child and Amy Adams as the blogger Julie Powell, was a big celebrity stew. It included musician Yoko Ono, restaurateur Drew Nieporent, food personality Rachel Ray and fashion designer Rachel Roy, as well as Katie Lee Joel, Steve Buscemi Read More
Curbed hosts a rental panel with Dottie Herman and Jonathan Miller. Their advice to tenants? Buy now! Read More