On Tuesday, April 20, Scribner released David Goodwillie’s debut novel, American Subversive, whose title and premise–a normal American drifts toward terrorism–have striking similarities to Pearl Abraham’s fourth novel, American Taliban, in bookstores a week earlier.
Everyone involved is being very polite about this.
“The word ‘American’ has appeared in quite a few titles,” said Ms. Read More
Laura Bush will write a memoir for the Scribner imprint of Simon & Schuster, it was announced this morning. The book, which will include details of Mrs. Bush’s eight years in the White House, will be edited by Scribner’s editor-in-chief, Nan Graham, and is scheduled for publication in 2010.
No word just yet on Read More
Suzy Welch, wife of former General Electric chairman Jack Welch, has sold world rights to a book about decision-making to Nan Graham at the Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner, it was announced today.
The New York Times first reported the deal this morning, noting that Ms. Welch will be edited by Scribner’s Read More
Poet and freelance magazine journalist Joanna Smith Rakoff has sold her debut novel–said to be similar in spirit and subject matter to Mary McCarthy’s The Group– to Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. The acquiring editor was Alexis Garagliano.
Ms. Rakoff confirmed the deal, which was brokered by literary agent Tina Bennett of Janklow Read More