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
Back when the writers’ strike was keeping him out of work, actor Rob Lowe decided it’d be fun to write a book about his life. And so he wrote up a proposal, and with the help of Richard Abate of the Endeavor Talent Agency, submitted it in early February to publishers all over town. Mr. Read More
Less than six months after leaving his job as executive editor-in-chief of the Random House Publishing Group, Daniel Menaker has signed a book deal with his former colleague, Twelve publisher Jonathan Karp, to write A Good Talk, a primer on how to hold a good conversation, Publishers Weekly reports.
Mr. Karp served under Read More
For the last two weeks, members of the New York publishing and film worlds have put their many heads together to try to solve the dual-industry un-mystery of what happened to Jonathan Karp, the golden-boy Random House senior editor who quit publishing and went Hollywood, but did it the Manhattan way: as head of the Read More