Maybe bedbugs are just bookworms in disguise.
The little guys — who are the city’s freak out du jour this summer — have snuck into Hachette Book Group. But this is not the first time they have attacked the book world: last summer they were found at the Penguin building. Read More
All hell broke loose at the Hachette Book Group building last week when The New York Times published a story detailing some of the most newsworthy bits contained in the late Ted Kennedy’s forthcoming memoir, True Compass. A spokeswoman for the paper said Times reporters had purchased multiple copies of the book at a bookstore Read More
Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson has sold a workout book, titled The 30-Day Method Boot Camp, to Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, in a six-figure deal. It will be published in 2010.
Ms. Anderson, who has been enjoying a sweet wave of publicity due to her famous clientele, including Gwyneth Paltrow Read More
The New Yorker‘s Book Bench blogger Thessaly La Force emailed a few people who work at publishing houses around town and asked them to submit reactions to all the bad news that came out during this tense and tumultuous week. So far they have responses posted from people at FSG, Penguin, and Hachette. Read More
The New York Times today has an interview today with Jeremy Dickens, president of Education Media and Publishing Group, the holding company that owns struggling publishing house Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In the interview Mr. Dickens reveals that lifting the temporary freeze on trade acquisition that was reported Monday by Publishers Weekly Read More
Bob Barker from The Price is Right is writing an autobiography! Center Street, the imprint of Hachette Book Group that specializes in "wholesome entertainment" and books that champion "traditional values," plans to publish it in 2009.
Mr. Barker, 84, left The Price is Right this past June, after hosting the iconic game show for Read More
Former editor-in-chief of Reader’s Digest Jackie Leo and Williams College math professor Edward Burger are teaming up to write a book about the history of the number ‘7’ for Twelve Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group USA started in 2005 that defines itself by its small list of titles and selectivity.
Twelve’s founder Read More
You just know a foreigner was responsible for scheduling Hachette Book Group’s upcoming summit for editors and executives at the Battery Park Ritz Carlton Hotel, which will start this Sunday evening, with a welcome ceremony that overlaps with the Super Bowl, and end on Tuesday night, when N.Y.C. primary polls will be closing.
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Michelle Rapkin, formerly an editor and VP at Doubleday, has been named executive editor of Center Street, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group, it was announced today.
Ms. Rapkin, who specializes in religious books, is the second current or former Doubleday editor in two days to leave for Hachette; just yesterday, Hachette named Read More