Batten the hatches!
She spent six years studying Iran from the inside, but does she have time to write the book she needs to?
With the attention of more than 100 conventiongoers at stake, Sully's heroic brevity at BookExpo landed listeners safely at the five o'clock cocktail hour.
Adam Bellow finally has a chance to prove his genius.
Today's important author: 50 Cent.
The imprint recalled a more optimistic time in America — the year 2004.
HarperCollins, the publishing monster from which she was fired as CEO last June, is really bumming.
Plus: That 9-year old who wrote the dating book finally gets a movie deal.
Plus: We hope you like vampires!
"'He was this, this, this, this, a lot of dick jokes, now he's really stiff, and best-selling author.'"
Plus: John Waters calls Johnny Knoxville a 'Fruitcake.'
How booksellers and agents will respond to HarperCollins's new no-advances, no-returns imprint.
Plus: Aziz Ansari!
Shoppers of London: Keep your eyes peeled!
Eggers's literary editor is bragging the novel is going to be "huge."
James Frey's new film agent prepares to submit his novel.
Plus industry news on Ricky Gervais, Al Pacino, and John Woo.
Plus industry news about Naomi Watts, Septimus Heap, and Aaron Sorkin.
‘Marley & Me’ With Race Cars? ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ for Dogs? Whatever, It's Worth $1.2 Million to HarperCollins
We're hearing that Garth Stein's novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, first discussed on Mediabistro's Galleycat, has sold at auction for $1.2 million to Laurie Chittenden at HarperCollins.
A new Annie Dillard novel is a bona fide literary event. A prolific writer of essays — her meditation on nature, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction — Dillard just published her second novel, and first in over a decade, The Maytrees. A slim, poignant tale of a marriage on the rocks in Provincetown, it's been receiving the sorts of praise normally reserved for the fiction gods.