Last July, ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ began tracking the Amazon ranking of books by its celebrity guests before and after they appeared on the TV show. The impact was surprising.
Publishers are becoming ‘increasingly selective’ as some rights directors say offshore interest in YouTube celebrity books may be waning.
A new cookbook from Bloomsbury by celebrity chef Vikas Khanna is printed in gold ink, launched at Cannes, and costs $13,000.
At the Observer, writers Tom Lamont and Robert Muchamore sat down to discuss a very important topic: Should celebrities stop writing children’s books?