Nonfiction Top Sellers Reflect Turbulent Political Climate
- Knopf's heavenly list. Maryles, Daisy; Sanborn, Margaret // Publishers Weekly;5/8/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 19, p24
Reports on religion bestsellers published by Knopf. `God: A Biography,' by Jack Miles; `Crossing the Threshold of Hope,' by Pope John Paul II; `The History of God,' by Karen Armstrong.
- 2004 Paperback Nonfiction Bestsellers By Publisher. // Book Publishing Report;1/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p8
This article presents information on the list of publishers for paperback nonfiction in 2004 in the U.S. Some of the publishers listed are Random House Inc., Broadway, Three Rivers, Anchor, Vintage, Ballantine, Dell, Knopf, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group USA Inc., Berkley Plume, Putnam, Dutton,...
- Random House Dominates NYI' Paperback Nonfiction List. // Book Publishing Report;11/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p7
The article reports on the result of the New York Times paperback nonfiction bestsellers list in 2006. Random House Inc. contributed two new titles in the list including "Marie Antoinette," by Antonia Fraser and "1941," by Charles Mann and it has six of the top 15 titles in list. Other titles in...
- BILL CLINTON, BY THE BOOK. Sklaroff, Sara // U.S. News & World Report;6/14/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 21, p16
Reports on former president, Bill Clinton's speech at the Book Expo America where he was promoting his autobiography "My Life." Publisher Alfred A. Knopf which plans a first printing of 1.5 million books; How most booksellers are ordering with the belief that the book will be a best-seller.
- Sales, Earnings Fall at Simon & Schuster. Milliot, Jim; Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;2/19/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 8, p14
Reports on the decline in revenues of Simon & Schuster (S&S) in 2000. Number of the company's bestsellers in 1999 and 2000; Nonfiction imprint announced by S&S; Contract signed by the company with author Dr. James Van Praagh.
- NOTEBOOK. // New Republic;12/2/85, Vol. 193 Issue 23, p10
Presents news briefs related to several socio-political developments in the U.S. Information on a dinner that was organized as a show of support for William Bradford Reynolds, assistant attorney general for civil rights in the U.S.; Reference to a letter of Alfred A. Knopf Inc., the...
- Knopf launches imprint in Canada with Louise Dennys as publisher. Reuter, M.; Reid, C. // Publishers Weekly;9/20/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 42, p16
Announces that Knopf has established its first foreign imprint, Alfred A. Knopf, Canada, and has appointed Louise Dennys as its publisher. She has also been named vice-president of Random House of Canada.
- The Borzoi three-quarterly. Feldman, G. // Publishers Weekly;10/26/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 43, p46
Discusses the 75th anniversary of Knopf, the publishing house established in 1915. Rare aura of the house; Established by Alfred Abraham Knopf and his fiancee-assistant Blanche Wolf; Depression years; Abundance of Nobel and Pulitzer prize winning authors; Beginnings in the business;...
- Knopf enters lifestyle sweeps. Simson, Maria; Mantell, Suzanne // Publishers Weekly;4/12/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 15, p24
Announces the May 1993 launching of the series Chic Simple by Knopf, their first foray into lifestyle territory. The two volumes, `Clothes' by Christa Worthington and `Home' by Julie Iovine; Literary Guild alternates; Streamlined design by Robert Valentine; Details; Foreign buyers.