While you were at the beach this weekend, Gay and Nan Talese moved out of their summer house in Ocean City, New Jersey to join Graydon Carter in Roxbury, Connecticut.
More from Publisher’s Weekly on Robert Weil’s new imprint at Norton, Liveright & Company (see our article from last week, Read More
When the 2009 Pulitzer Prizewinners were announced at on Monday at Columbia University, Jon Meacham was far from New York at another institute for higher learning. The Newsweek editor and Andrew Jackson biographer was at a board meeting at Sewanee: The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, when his Read More
At the Taleses’ annual Christmas Eve dinner party tomorrow night, Nan Talese will be serving her favorite: Francis Ford Coppola’s Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot to complement the white-wine-and-lemon chicken and tender filet mignon.
Until 2001, the couple attended an annual holiday party on East 64th Street thrown by their dear friend, Serpico author Peter Read More
The time bomb that was Random House for the past five months has finally exploded, as new C.E.O. Markus Dohle deployed a jaw-dropping memo this morning detailing a reorganization of the adult trade program that will see Bantam publisher Irwyn Applebaum and Doubleday publisher Steve Rubin step down and their imprints spread around to the Read More
If you remember this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, you weren’t there. Felix Gillette, John Koblin, and Choire Sicha flood the zone in D.C..
Janet Silver is moving from Houghton Mifflin to Nan Talese’s imprint at Doubleday. Leon Neyfakh checks in with with Ms. Talese who says, "I called Janet and she sent Read More
At around 7:45 p.m. on Monday, April 28, writer Carl Bernstein was mingling at the cocktail hour before the PEN Literary Awards at the Museum of Natural History, Coca Cola in hand, looking very healthy. “I ride a bike and listen to a lot of music,” he said. “I mostly listen to classical but also Read More
On May 1, former Houghton Mifflin publisher Janet Silver starts her new job as an editor at large at Nan Talese’s boutique literary imprint at Doubleday.
Back in January, Ms. Silver and several other editors at Houghton Mifflin were made redundant as part of the company’s merger with Harcourt.
But Ms. Silver Read More
Janet Silver, who lost her position as publisher of Houghton Mifflin’s trade division last month when that company was merged with Harcourt, has landed firmly on her feet, joining Nan Talese’s eponymous imprint at Doubleday as editor-at-large.
At Houghton, Ms. Silver edited books by Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Jonathan Safran Foer, and a Read More
On Thursday, Jan. 26, Nan A. Talese, the publisher of A Million Little Pieces, appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s now-infamous James Frey take-down show.
But Ms. Talese truly had no idea what she was in for.
“I was asked to go onto a program that was going to have James on it, and then I Read More
On today’s live Oprah Winfrey show, Ms. Winfrey apologized to her audience and to readers of her book club.
“I apologize, I was wrong,” Ms. Winfrey said, about her support of author James Frey. The Smoking Gun released an investigation of disputed facts in Mr. Frey’s memoir, A Million Little Pieces, earlier this Read More