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Chronicle of a death foretold - The Economist

Chronicle of a death foretoldThe EconomistAt the same time as playing detective, Goldman is being pursued by his New York publisher for his second novel. Each chapter of “The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair” begins with a lesson from Quebert on how to write a bestseller and how to be a ...

Clarence Darrow Writes About A Publisher And Prohibition - Booktryst (blog)

Booktryst (blog)Clarence Darrow Writes About A Publisher And ProhibitionBooktryst (blog)Darrow had defended New York publisher Liveright & Co. against charges of obscenity alleged by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice and Boston's Watch and Ward Society, but he apparently did not want to use the publisher for his own work.

During Cold War, CIA used 'Doctor Zhivago' as a tool to undermine Soviet Union - Washington Post

During Cold War, CIA used 'Doctor Zhivago' as a tool to undermine Soviet UnionWashington PostAfter first attempting to arrange a secret printing of the novel through a small New York publisher, the CIA contacted the Dutch intelligence service, the BVD. Agency officials had been following reports of the possible publication of “Doctor Zhivago ...and more »

Promoted on maternity leave - Palo Alto Online (blog)

Promoted on maternity leavePalo Alto Online (blog)She's a senior editor at a New York publisher. She's clawed her way to the top after fifteen underpaid years. She pours her heart and soul into her authors and their writing. She lovingly prepares book jacket copy, has been known to model for a jacket ...and more »

The Family Feud Over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy - Newsweek

NewsweekThe Family Feud Over Martin Luther King Jr.'s LegacyNewsweekIn May 2008, Dexter struck a deal with a New York publisher that would allow the world to read his mother's private romantic writings to his father. The payday: $1.4 million. The letters had been an important bit of leverage in an agreement with ...and more »

Hollywood loves Kiwi novel

Writer Ben Sanders watched the hit movie The Hangover but never imagined its star would want to make a film based on his unfinished novel.

Author Talk: April 3, 2014

Gabrielle Zevin is the author of award-winning books for young adults, including MEMOIRS OF A TEENAGE AMNESIAC and ELSEWHERE. Her latest novel for adults, THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY , is about a bookseller and collector who, after a series of tragic and disappointing events, is slowly but surely isolating himself from all the people around him.

Reporters Notebook -- Gazette.Net

The latest job figures for Maryland from the feds aren’t exactly rosy: the state lost 600 jobs in February after losing 6,100 in January. It’s the worst start to a year since Maryland shed 34,400 positions in the first two months of 2010.

How the CIA turned 'Zhivago' into a Cold War warrior

Newly declassified documents detail an audacious plan that helped deliver 'Doctor Zhivago' into the hands of a few Soviet citizens, allowing it to circulate in Moscow and other cities in the Eastern Bloc. The book's publication and, later, the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Pasternak triggered one of the great cultural storms of the Cold War.