Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Penguin Merges Berkley, NAL
Berkley and New American Library, which publish the mass market paperback editions at the Penguin Publishing Group, have been combined. As a result of the merger, an unspecified number of jobs have been eliminated. more »

Why the Dursleys Hate Harry Potter: J.K. Rowling has revealed the back story behind the Dursleys’ violent dislike of their nephew Harry Potter in a new piece of writing for her website, Pottermore.

Secretary to Fitzgerald Dies: Frances Kroll Ring, the personal secretary to F. Scott Fitzgerald for the last 20 months of his life and a longtime source of information for biographers, documentary filmmakers, students and fans, died on Thursday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 99.

Durst Prosecutor Strikes Book Deal: Jeanine Pirro's 'He Killed Them All' will be published November 3, Gallery Books announced Tuesday.

Yale Saving Chipotle Cups: Yale’s rare-book library has acquired a complete set of the Chipotle “Cultivating Thought” series—the series of short, “two-minute” essays and stories printed on the side of the company’s disposable paper goods.

Qantas Wants Tell-All Book Blocked: Qantas has urged a Supreme Court in Australia to stop the publication of a book by the speechwriter for Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce.

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