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People Roundup, January 2013

PEOPLE Charlie Conrad will be joining Gotham Books as Executive Editor; he was previously Vice President and Executive Editor at Crown Trade, a division of Random House. Allison Devlin has been appointed VP Marketing Director at Running Press, replacing Craig Herman. She has been Marketing Director at Crown, overseeing the Potter Craft, Watson Guptill and Martha…Continue Reading

People Roundup, July 2012

PEOPLE Dan Farley, former President and Publisher of Macmillan Children’s, and subsequently EVP Business Development at SwoopThat, announced that the company and its newly launched HubEd, have been acquired by Rafter.com.  As a result, it will move to the Bay Area and, says Farley, “I will not be going forward with the new venture.” He…Continue Reading

Year in Review 2006: The Tipping Point to the Long Tail

Whether it is the best of times for the publishing industry, or the times that try publishers’ souls, depends on whom you ask, and of course, what you really want to know. But there’s little doubt that these are the best of times for anyone who wants his or her oeuvre to be published. The…Continue Reading

Publishers Do Good 2006

To celebrate this season of giving, PT asked publishers to nominate others in the industry who dedicate significant time and effort to “doing good.” We received an incredible response – so much so that we’ve limited this article to publishing individuals who “do good” at organizations unaffiliated with their day jobs. Below are some of…Continue Reading

A (More) Perfect Union

Publishers Brandish New Models to Support Authors: Joint-, Co-, & Assisted Self-Publishing When Arthur Klebanoff began shopping around longtime BBDO CEO Allen Rosenshine’s book Funny Business a few years ago, nobody bit. Rather than a straight how-to-succeed-in-business type of book, Rosenshine had written an anecdotal memoir about his experiences in the ad industry. “Here was…Continue Reading

Bookview, March 2006

PEOPLE On the heels of news that Emily Loose has left Penguin Press to become a Senior Editor at The Free Press comes news that Ray Roberts is retiring from Viking, after 40 years in the business. Meanwhile, Executive Editor Michael Millman is leaving Penguin, where he focused on Penguin Classics. He may be reached…Continue Reading

Book View, June 2000

PEOPLE Reader’s Digest announces that Harold Clarke, most recently President of Random’s Children’s Publishing Division, has been named VP Publisher New Market Development, for RD’s Global Books and Home Entertainment Division, reporting to SVP and President John Bohane. Speaking of exurban, Janet Harris has left Workman, where she has overseen all sales, to become Associate…Continue Reading