Photo - Bettman/Corbis.
Sorry about the colours which are quite different and much nicer on the actual book than those shown in this image.
The large hardback book, (great value at this price), is filled with facsimile reproductions of letters, diary and journal entries and cards in BP's handwriting. Many of them you can actually open out and set into the back inside cover of the Journal is a complete edition of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit".
Photo of Jim Dale from his home page where I learned that according to the Guinness Book of Records he holds the first six places in the 10 biggest selling audio books with his recordings of the first six Harry Potter titles. Soon he will hold the top 7 places I guess.
When Hachette Livre bought Warner Books from Time Warner part of the deal was they had to change the name of the company. The New York Times reports today on the new name. Pic by Pietr Redinski for the NYT shows publisher Jamie Raab in the office she will be leaving behind. She joined Warner Books in 1986 as a senior editor and was appointed publisher in 1997.The Warner imprint has been around since 1970.
R.I.P. Warner Books.
And this on the subject from Writers Write.
Notes discovered in his papers long after J.R.R.Tolkein's death have now been developed into the fourth book in the Lord of the Rings sequence by Christopher Tolkein, The Children of Hurin , Harper Collins NZ$50
Harper Collins hope to release the book here on the international publication date of 17 April..
Pic. of J.R.R.Tolkein from Wikipedia.
I reviewed this in the Sunday Star Times yesterday - posted here in case you missed it.
A right old row is brewing with the claim that Irene Nemirovsky, author of the big selling 2006 title Suite Francaise, was anti-Semitic even though Jewish herself.
Photo of the author from the New York Times.
Headed "Red Carpet Moments" it shows Bush saying to an aide as Helen walks towards him up the red carpet,
"Noo Zealand? That's on the Coney Island line- right?"
The red carpet photo at right was taken by Eric Draper at the 2006 APEC Summit in Hanoi.