Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
As former Knopf executive Jane Friedman says, the late-December death of Knopf’s Sonny Mehta has reminded many of ‘the glory days of publishing.’
The growing list of political Trump books published in the States this season are seeing strong foreign rights sales into Europe.
Not in every case does an Editors’ Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there’s a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term.
Strong leadership in publishing is welcome, but as new publishing leaders step forward, one realizes all are mere ‘temporary custodians.’
German bestseller Daniel Kehlmann reflects on his relationship with Knopf editor and translator Carol Brown Janeway, describing her distinct approach to translation.
For her work translating and publishing a distinguished list of German-language authors in the USA, Knopf executive Carol Brown Janeway has received the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize.
Two new exposés on the Church of Scientology are published this month. In the UK Transworld cancelled theirs, while Silvertail Books is going ahead. Here’s why.
From a new app for Julia Child, to a bestselling e-short from Robert Reich to surprising promotional videos, how Knopf Doubleday exploits the digital age
Do professionalism, manners and taste go together to make a publisher? Or maybe it’s more a matter of love?
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