Bethany McLean and Geraldine Fabrikant are joining Reuters’s Extraordinary League of Columnists, a Reuters source confirms.
Ms. McLean, a Vanity Fair contributing editor and author of the Enron book, The Smartest Guys In The Room, will write a fortnightly column on “finance, both high and low,” according to a memo sent out by Jim Impoco. Read More
After initially turning down his offer and sending their book proposal out to other publishers in hopes of getting a higher advance, Joe Nocera and Bethany McLean—of The New York Times and Vanity Fair, respectively—have agreed to write their account of the crisis on Wall Street for Adrian Zackheim at Portfolio, the business imprint of Read More
Is it time yet to start pulling together books about last week’s catastrophe on Wall Street? Publishers are uneasy about making plans too soon, but the city’s finest financial journalists—and their literary agents—are eager to get moving.
“There are probably two dozen writers in search of a book, but if you Read More
On April 18, The Village Voice’s music editor Chuck Eddy was fired by Village Voice Media. Mr. Eddy is the 17th employee to leave the paper, either by resignation or termination, since Village Voice Media—then called New Times—assumed control in November. The paper lists 60 editorial positions on its masthead.
Last week, on the Read More
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story, by Kurt Eichenwald. Broadway Books, 742 pages, $26.
The spectacular disintegration of Enron in 2001 left many shattered lives in its wake, both low-level workers whose pensions became worthless, and-at the other end of the culpability spectrum-executives, bankers and accountants who are now awaiting trial, sentencing or Read More
Last spring, Seth Mnookin landed himself the kind of book deal every journalist who’s honest would admit to coveting: a healthy six-figure deal with Random House for a book about the debacle at The New York Times . A longtime media reporter who had covered The Times at Inside.com and Brill’s Content , Mr. Mnookin, Read More