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People Round Up, Mid April, 2024

PEOPLE At Hachette Book Group, Diana Venitmiglia  has joined Balance as executive editor, reporting to publisher Nana Twumasi. She was previously at Sounds True. Lauren Roberts joins Little, Brown,  as senior publicity manager. She was most recently at Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (FSG).   Mo Crist will join Bloomsbury as an Editor on Bloomsbury’s Adult…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2021

PEOPLE On June 7, Jeff Blackburn is returning to Amazon, where he had worked since 1998, as SVP, Global Media & Entertainment. He most recently spent a brief stint as Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. Simon & Schuster’s new lifestyle imprint, Simon Element, will launch in Spring 2022 and be led by VP and Publisher…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

The Waiting Game Lovelorn Levy in France, Qashu’s Israeli Arabs, And Poland’s Own Bridget Jones French architect-cum-literary-phenom Marc Levy hits the charts in both France and Italy with his second novel, Will You Be There?, a “treat of simplicity and emotion” that delves into the rendez-vous manqués between lovelorn Americans Philip and Susan, after the…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

Bohemian Dreams Hitler the Artiste, Simon’s Parisian Sandstorm, And Germany Gets Its ‘Wenderoman’ The vagaries of history are the subject of a new novel by noted French playwright Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, who in On Behalf of Another sets his noggin on fire over this world-historical mindbender: What would have happened if Adolf Hitler had been accepted…Continue Reading

Internet Sluggers: The Baseball Online Library

When it comes to selling baseball books, you won’t find any curve balls at the Baseball Online Library, a vast repository of searchable baseball lore that recently began featuring excerpts from new and backlisted titles, with links directly to that major-league slugger, Amazon.com. As the first sales from the site were batted home last month,…Continue Reading