Tag Archives: Sarah Crichton

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2018

PEOPLE Following the annual meeting vote that restored cofounder Laurence Orbach as Executive Chairman of the Quarto board, CEO Marcus Leaver and Chief Financial Officer Carolyn Bresh have resigned their positions. Former CFO Mick Mousley will act as Interim CFO. Jon Rosenberg, most recently VP and Publisher at Baker & Taylor’s Silver Dolphin Books, will…Continue Reading

Sarah Crichton on the Jacket Copy for Come Sunday

“Writing the jacket copy for Come Sunday was agony! Here were the challenges: An unknown author; the plot hinges on the fact that a little girl dies in the first chapter, a fact which can drive away the very audience we’re trying to attract, and which might make the book sound like a downer when…Continue Reading

Book View, August 2002

PEOPLE We will skip over the Thomas Middelhoff debacle, and move on to some moves that are less well covered, including that by a Middelhoff chronicler: The NYT’s David Kirkpatrick is leaving the Book Beat, to cover media, focusing on AOL Time Warner, along with Vivendi, Bertelsmann, and News Corp. His replacement will be named…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2001

PEOPLE Much news in the beginning of this year: Long anticipated, and widely reported (in some places, more than once), Sarah Crichton is out and Michael Pietsch is in at Little, Brown. In other TWP news, Time Life Books is closing and Neil Levin is heading the new group (down to a dozen or so…Continue Reading

Book View, July 2000

PEOPLE Mark Pattis, who had been CEO of Tribune Education, but left in March, right before the division was put on the market (it was just sold to McGraw–Hill), has become an investor. He is a partner in Next Chapter Holdings, a company that invests in a number of areas, including books, magazines, and digital…Continue Reading