Two editors at Pocket Books and an editorial assistant at Simon Spotlight Entertainment were laid off in a small round of cuts carried out at Simon & Schuster last week.
Maggie Crawford, the editorial director of Pocket Books, had been with the company for more than eight years, and developed a reputation in the field Read More
Following the surprise success of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, in which Jane Austen’s classic comedy of manners is retold as a horror story featuring the undead, Pocket Books has signed up another zombie mash-up book. This one is about the Beatles, and it will be called Paul is Undead.
Author Alan Goldsher said Read More
Lorenzo Benet, who penned People Magazine’s cover story on Sarah Palin a few weeks back, has signed on to do a full-length biography of the vice presidential candidate for Threshold Editions, the conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster that employs former Bush advisor Mary Matalin and which recently published Jerome Corsi’s bestselling anti-Obama Read More