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- The New Press 2016; US$ 27.99
What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his twenty-five-year run as president of Random House, before he brought the dissidents Liu Binyan, Jacobo Timerman, Natan Sharansky, and Václav Havel to worldwide attention in his role as the father... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 1.99
The Washington Post, told Jeff Himmelman in March 2010. ?But I don?t give a [expletive deleted] what you write about me.? So begins Yours in Truth, an intimate portrait of a fixture on the American scene for nearly half a century?a close friend to John F. Kennedy; the center of D.C. social life; and a crusty, charismatic editor whose decisions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Marketing in Publishing , offers a wealth of practical information on creative strategies to increase book sales in a competitive and rapidly-changing marketplace. It is the first comprehensive study in this area to be published since the ending of the Net Book Agreement. Patrick Forsyth, now a marketing consultant, draws in his many years' experience... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide. In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56
This innovative cultural history investigates an intriguing, thrilling, and often lurid assortment of sensational literature that was extremely popular in the United States in 1848--including dime novels, cheap story paper literature, and journalism for working-class Americans. Shelley Streeby uncovers themes and images in this "literature of sensation"... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 15.00
Self-help: To millions of Americans it seems like a godsend. To many others it seems like a joke. But as investigative reporter Steve Salerno reveals in this groundbreaking book, it?s neither?in fact it?s much worse than a joke. Going deep inside the Self-Help and Actualization Movement (fittingly, the words form the acronym SHAM), Salerno offers the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This is the first book in the English language to examine the tangled web of relationships linking newspaper owners, editors and reporters, with leading politicians and power-holders. Duncan McCargo has been granted unique access to the editorial meetings of Thailand's leading newspapers, and drawing on this, the book uncovers the contradictions and... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36
Hollywood celebrities feared her. William Randolph Hearst adored her. Between 1915 and 1960, Louella Parsons was America's premier movie gossip columnist and in her heyday commanded a following of more than forty million readers. This first full-length biography of Parsons tells the story of her reign over Hollywood during the studio era, her lifelong... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 36.95
Time, Change, and the American Newspaper focuses on newspapers as organizations, examining the role of change in the newspaper industry and providing a model from which to view and respond to change. Authors George Sylvie and Patricia D. Witherspoon discuss environmental and organizational influences on contemporary newspapers, and they analyze newspapers... more...