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  • Distributor for Princeton University Press, UC Press to close

    Distributor for Princeton University Press, UC Press to close
    The changes brought about by digital publishing are forcing the closure of California Princeton Fulfillment Services, a New Jersey-based fulfillment company that provides books for the University of California Press and Princeton University Press....
  • Hillary Clinton promotes book in ABC special

    Hillary Clinton promotes book in ABC special
    ABC will help Hillary Clinton promote her new book, "Hard Choices," in a big way. Clinton will talk to the network's Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts in separate interviews. Sawyer previews her Clinton interview on the June 9 "World News," then the...
  • In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember

    In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember
    Before heading off to Angel Stadium on Saturday to create new baseball memories, I spent the day enjoying baseball history thanks to a gathering of the Pacific Coast League Historical Society at Central Library in Huntington Beach. In the first half...
  • Peter Dinklage sums up 'Game of Thrones' for neophyte

    "THE ONLY perfect body I have ever seen was Lana Turner's ... she had it for two weeks in 1947," said Gayelord Hauser, nutritionist and self-help author, of the MGM star. I AM getting a big kick out of my readers who remember lines and situations and...
  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd. For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
  • Lit Agent David Larabell Joins CAA

    Literary agent David Larabell has joined CAA's book department. He will help identify publishing opportunities for the agency's non-author clients and will be based in CAA's New York offices. Larabell comes to CAA from the David Black Agency, where he...
  • 'The Second Amendment' is a smart history of guns and the U.S.

    'The Second Amendment' is a smart history of guns and the U.S.
    The 2nd Amendment is just 27 words long: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." But in that single, awkwardly constructed sentence, Michael...
  • Judith Nies' 'Unreal City' built on huge water, energy deals

    The shady provenance of water and power is a familiar story in the West, recounted in works as varied as "Chinatown" and "City of Quartz." Judith Nies' sweeping new history of water, energy and thievery in the shaping of Las Vegas and the desert Southwest...
  • 'The Last Illusion' inventively captures a feral boy's life in N.Y.

     'The Last Illusion' inventively captures a feral boy's life in N.Y.
    Zal Hendricks seems at first glance an unlikely hero for a coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of New York in the three years leading to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Born in Iran to a woman who has lost her mind, Zal is raised...
  • Ripley's moving jobs to Orlando from London

    Ripley's moving jobs to Orlando from London
    Ripley Entertainment, the parent company of Ripley’s Believe it or Not museums, is moving its publishing arm to Orlando from London. The move means about 10 new positions coming to Orlando, said Norm Deska, executive VP of intellectual...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...