Tag Archives: Susan Friedland

Book View, March 2005

PEOPLE Karen Holt has been named Deputy Editor at PW, reporting to Sara Nelson, for whom she had worked at Simba. Holt came from The Book Standard and she starts March 14. Michael Coffey will become Executive Managing Editor. Meanwhile, erstwhile PW Editor Nora Rawlinson has joined Time Warner Book Group in the new position…Continue Reading

Book View, April 2002

PEOPLE Laurie Brown is leaving FSG, where she was SVP, Director Sales & Marketing. Her duties will be assumed by Jeff Seroy and Linda Rosenberg. . . Gary Gentel has been named VP Sales, Trade Division at Scholastic. He was most recently with Dorling Kindersley. . . John Schline has been made SVP, Corporate Director…Continue Reading

The Shelf Life of Books: It All Depends on Who’s Stacking and Tracking

Laura Bush ranks her shoes by color, keeps her record collection impeccably dust-free and swabs her cabinets with Clorox for kicks. And as we all read in the New York Times, the nation’s First Librarian also shelves the family volumes by the Dewey decimal system. While Washington’s power brokers eyed their dottily piled-up volumes and…Continue Reading

Book View, September 2000

PEOPLE Rosanna Hansen has been named SVP, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Weekly Reader Corp. She left Reader’s Digest Children’s last month. . . Liz Maguire is leaving Free Press for Basic, where she will be Associate Publisher, Editorial Director. . . Since Abrams bought STC and Smithmark, there have been several casualties, including SVP Director…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2000

PEOPLE A month into the naughts, let’s recap some recent moves: Greg Tobin leaves Ballantine after seven months as VP, Editor in Chief, to try his hand as a full time author. He has a two-book contract with St. Martin’s/Tor Books’ Tom Doherty. . . . Alun Davies, longtime head of BDD’s international division, moves…Continue Reading