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Random House

  1. style talk
    Grammar Guru Benjamin Dreyer Talks Twitter Style, Denounces ‘Onboarding’The author of Dreyer’s English is the E.B. White of our confusing era.
  2. thieves
    The New Fifty Shades Manuscript Is Too Sexy to Wait for, ApparentlySomebody stole it.
  3. Bookshelf
    Ruth Reichl’s Novel Will Be Out Next SpringRandom House announces it will publish ‘Delicious!’
  4. Paula Deen
    Paula Deen’s No. 1-Selling Cookbook Just Got CanceledRandom House is out.
  5. Bookshelf
    Francis Lam Joins Clarkson Potter As Editor-at-LargeThe ‘Gourmet’ and Gilt Taste editor is now working on cookbooks.
  6. stories from the storm
    As Sandy Loomed, the Publishing Industry PanickedBut not about the storm.
  7. mergers
    Book Publishers Random House and Penguin to MergeIn order to better handle the challenges caused by the rise of e-books.
  8. weighty issues
    Forcing Her 7-Year-Old Daughter to Diet Landed Dara-Lynn Weiss a Book DealHer book — a memoir — will be called The Heavy.
  9. media moguls
    Roger Ailes and Jon Meacham Had Lunch Together at Michael’sA man date!
  10. books
    Jon Meacham’s First Book Deal As VP of Random House: Al Gore’s Future ManifestoWill this be his third best seller?
  11. memoirs of an international super-villain
    Julian Assange Inks $1.5 Million WikiLeaks Tell-All Book Deal“I don’t want to write this book.”
  12. ink-stained wretches
    Jon Meacham Will Be Executive Editor at Random HouseSo much for magazines.
  13. Personalities
    Ruth Reichl Sticks With Print, Is Now a Book EditorReichl will be an editor-at-large for Random House — and an author!
  14. books
    Random House Finally ExhalesDan Brown’s desperately anticipated follow-up to ‘The Da Vinci Code’ will be released in September.
  15. Jane Friedman Is Due an ‘In Your Face’ Right About NowHarperCollins, the publishing monster from which she was fired as CEO last June, is really bumming.
  16. Bookshelf
    Pruning SentencesGabrielle Hamilton of Prune sells her first book.
  17. media deathwatch
    Bad News for Books. And Newspapers. And Magazines. And Websites.Yeah, this week is getting ugly.
  18. media death watch
    Another Day, Another Few Hundred Editorial Workers With Unhappy ThanksgivingsOur daily count of how many heads rolled in the media industry.
  19. controversy
    Firebomb Attack Will Not Deter British Publisher’The Jewel of Medina’ isn’t going over well with Islamic extremists.
  20. intel
    Jane Friedman Shoved Out Just As She Was Leaving?Let’s just say her best friend left the party and things got awkward — so she started gathering her things to leave, but not quickly enough.
  21. apropos of nothing
    Jack Donaghy to Take the Reins at Random HouseWill Vintage editorial assistants be taught to repair Kindles?
  22. gossipmonger
    Why Wouldn’t Sharon Bush Be Involved With Roger Clemens’s Steroid Scandal?Roger Clemens’s friendship with the black sheep of the Bush family, Sharon Bush, may cost him a pardon from George W. if he is convicted of perjury. Both HarperCollins and Random House are set to come out with books about George Steinbrenner. A “Page Six” spy thinks Howard Stern’s fiancée, Beth Ostrosky, wants to have a baby because she, uh, stopped to say hello to one. Will Ferrell and Tom Brokaw did an onstage bit together at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday for Ferrell’s Funny or Die tour. The New Yorker reveals that the late Bishop Paul Moore was a closeted homosexual. Tracy Westmoreland, owner of erstwhile dive bar Siberia, may play a bouncer in a movie called The Bouncer.
  23. ranters and ravers
    Someone Forgot to Tell Janet Maslin That the ‘Times’ Loves Charles BockJust when we were getting all revved up with righteous indignation, guess who delivers a welcome blast of critical dismissal?
  24. the industry
    Michael Clarke Duncan to Beat the Crap Out of Some ComediansPlus: David Talbert, Usher, and Salman Rushdie!
  25. ranters and ravers
    Woody Allen’s New Book Is More ‘Scoop’ Than ‘Annie Hall’You rarely have to wait more than a year to see a new Woody Allen film, but Mere Anarchy is the comedian’s first prose collection since 1980’s Side Effects.
  26. the industry
    Prince to Give It Away in the U.K.Prince’s new album, Planet Earth, will be given away for free in British newspapers this summer, angering British music retailers, who had hoped to sell the album in exchange for British money, which is called “pounds” instead of “dollars.”
  27. company town
    You Know, For KidsMEDIA • Seventeen will introduce an online game for teen girls called “Editor’s Assistant.” Well-heeled parents not required for play. [WWD] • Daniel Menaker, the editor who signed Ben Kunkel and Gary Shteyngart, will step down as executive editor-in-chief at Random House. [NYT] • First they came for the book reviewers. Now it’s the classical music critics. [NYT]
  28. the industry
    Gus Van Sant Drinks the ‘Kool-Aid’
  29. the industry
    Mel Brooks Assembles Monster Cast for ‘Young Frankenstein’
  30. the early word
    Book Expo GalleyWatch: Which Fall Books Got the Biggest Push?
  31. news reel
    BEA Buzz Books: Foreskins, Frank Lloyd Wright, and … Poetry?
  32. the industry
    Can ‘The Women’ Finally Make it to the Screen?
  33. the industry
    Hollywood Plans Sims Movie; Jean Baudrillard: ‘I Told You So’
  34. the industry
    Julia Roberts to Make Fresh Flowers the New Blood Diamonds?