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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 »

Publishing News, People

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Publishing News People March 1-15, 2004 Edition PEOPLE HarperCollins Streamlines Sales Unit With Marwell at Helm Josh Marwell, formerly senior vice president of sales for HarperCollins adult imprints, will now head the newly-unified sales division of HarperCollins, overseeing all HarperCollins sales, including mass market and children’s units. He reports to Glenn D’Agnes, executive vice president Read more »

General News, March 1-15, 2004 Edition

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Publishing News General News March 1-15, 2004 Edition GENERAL NEWS Tyndale Reports Heavy Sales for The Passion Carol Stream, IL/2/25/04—Tyndale House Publishers, the Christian publisher, reports that it has sold 150,000 copies of their color movie tie-in book THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, and plans two additional printings. Churches and ministries apparently are ordering the Read more »

Book Deals for Late February

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Publishing News Book Deals March 1-15, 2004 Edition BOOK DEALS Book Deals for Late February These deals and more are reported for mid to late February, 2004. Look for more deals in our next Authorlink edition, courtesy of PublishersLunch.com. Deals are rated as follows: “nice deal” $1 – $100,000 “good deal” $101,000 – $250,000 “significant Read more »

Paris Review Names First Winner of New Prize

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

Publishing News Awards March 1-15, 2004 Edition AWARDS Paris Review Names First Winner of New Prize 2/23/04—Yiyun Li has earned The Paris Review’s new Plimpton Prize for her story Immortality. The prize recognizes the best writing by a newcomer to appear in their publication. The winner receives $5,000 in cash. Michael Chabon’s The Final Solution Read more »

PEARSON AND WHARTON SCHOOL LAUNCH WHARTON SCHOOL PUBLISHING

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2004

MAIN NEWS HEADLINES March 1-15, 2004 Edition PEARSON AND WHARTON SCHOOL LAUNCH WHARTON SCHOOL PUBLISHING   UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ/Philadelphia, PA/2/18/04 —Pearson Education, the world’s leading education company, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the world’s premier business schools, has launched Wharton School Publishing, an innovative new player in global Read more »