Tag Archives: Modern Library

People Roundup, March 2013

PEOPLE Charlie Winton, Chairman, CEO and Publisher of Counterpoint, announced today that he will step down as Publisher of the company. Rolph Blythe has been named Publisher of Counterpoint/Soft Skull and will begin at the Counterpoint offices in Berkeley on May 1, 2013. Winton will remain Chairman and CEO, and will also continue to acquire…Continue Reading

August 2010 Roundup

PEOPLE Random House SVP and Editor-in-Chief Susan Kamil has been given the additional position of Publisher of the Random House and Dial Press imprints. Tom Perry, EVP, Deputy Publisher of the Random House Publishing Group, will join her at the Random House imprint and will also become Publisher of the Modern Library. Theresa Zoro has…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2009

PEOPLE There are so many changes to report this month that we are highlighting only some of the moves and, where available, contact information. Rebecca (Becky) Saletan has been appointed Editorial Director of Riverhead, reporting to Publisher Geoff Kloske. She was most recently SVP and Publisher of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Her appointment is effective March…Continue Reading

Rebel Yell at AAP

Despite yet another snarling DC snowfall, and the usual spate of A/V equipment on the fritz, some 60 Smaller and Independent Publishers (call them SIPs) turned up for AAP’s Fifth Annual Meeting on February 26th. A well-executed series of keynotes and panels kept most of the audience glued to their seats all day. Hyperion’s Bob…Continue Reading

Move Over, Moscow

Look out, Moscow: there’s a new book fair on the block. That’s the word on the street, anyway, as this month’s 15th Moscow International Book Fair hits the town from September 4-9. The venerable Russian institution, expanded this year with a rights center and expected to grab record attendance atop the most recent wave of…Continue Reading