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Nat Mags Hires GQ’s Parviz as Publisher of Esquire Magazine

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 16-31, 2004 Edition Nat Mags Hires GQ’s Parviz as Publisher of Esquire Magazine LONDON/03/08/04—The National Magazine Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation, has named Maria Parviz, former associate publisher of CondeNast’s GQ magazine to head Esquire magazine as publisher. Parviz, who served with GQ for six years, will Read more »

ALA, Other Digital Leaders Sponsors eBook Seminar on Challenges, Opportunities

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 16-31, 2004 Edition ALA, Other Digital Leaders Sponsors eBook Seminar on Challenges, Opportunities NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—The Open eBook Forum, American Library Association, Library Journal, Adobe and others will sponsor a one-day conference March 16, 2004 called, eBooks in the Public Library Conference. The event will be held at The McGraw-Hill Auditorium Read more »

Meredith Teams With Marvel on Kids Books

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 16-31, 2004 Edition Meredith Teams With Marvel on Kids Books NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—Publicly-held Meredith Corporation has entered a deal with Marvel Publishing, among the world’s largest publishers of comic books, to release several books related to the Spiderman II movie, due for release in early July. The multiple deal involves Read more »

Who Represents Singer Keys’ Memoir? That’s the Question

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 16-31, 2004 Edition Who Represents Singer Keys’ Memoir? That’s the Question NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—Literary agents Noah Lukeman and David Vigliano are conflicting over who has representation rights to singer Alicia Keys’ book, which includes her personal diary entries, kept since she was 14 years old. The fray, if ending in litigation, Read more »

Jaffe Departs Rodale

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

Publishing News People March 16-31, 2004 Edition PEOPLE Jaffe Departs Rodale NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—Marc Jaffe, senior vice president and managing director of books and licensing for Rodale Press since 2001, has left the company and will not be replaced, according to Steve Murphy, president and CEO of Rodale Inc. Rodale, founded more than 60 years Read more »

General News, March 16-31, 2004 Edition

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

Publishing News General News March 16-31, 2004 Edition GENERAL NEWS Barnes & Noble to Offer In-Store Wireless Internet Services NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and Cometa Networks, Inc., a leading Wi-Fi (802.11) wholesale network provider, announced today an exclusive agreement to offer wireless Internet services at Barnes & Noble Read more »

National Book Critics Name Award Winners at March 4 Banquet

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

Publishing News Awards March 16-31, 2004 Edition AWARDS National Book Critics Name Award Winners at March 4 Banquet NEW YORK/NY/03/01/04—The National Book Critics Circle named its 2003 award winners March 4 at a dinner in New York City. The current winners in five categories are: Fiction: Edward P. Jones, THE KNOWN WORLD Nonfiction: Paul Hendrickson, Read more »

Hyperion to Publish Interior Design Book by Nate Berkus

Pub Date: Mar 16, 2004

Publishing News Book Deals March 16-31, 2004 Edition BOOK DEALS Hyperion to Publish Interior Design Book by Nate Berkus NEW YORK/NY/O3/01/04—Hyperion will publish a new book by Nate Berkus, entitled HOME RULES in October 2004. The home decorating book will provide Berkus’ philosophy for great decorating with suggestions, tips, and makeover ideas. As one of Read more »

An Updated Report on Selected Authorlink Successes

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Authorlink Successes SUCCESSES An Updated Report on Selected Authorlink Successes This is a partial list of authors who have recently sold work as a result of having been listed with Authorlink (http://www.authorlink.com). See more like these in our full news archives. FICTION BULLY BE GONE: THE MISADVENTURES OF MILLICENT MADDING by Brian Tacang, writing as Read more »

Publishing News, Film/TV

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Publishing News Film/TV March 1-15, 2004 Edition FILM/TV Moyers to Depart TV Post to Pen Book on LAB Bill Moyers has announced he will retire from television broadcasting before the end of the year to write a biography of his former boss, the late President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Doubleday has already purchased world rights to Read more »