People In The News

May 2004
Book Publishing Report;5/10/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents information about the people related to the books industry. Sheila Curry Oakes will join St. Martin's Press (New York) on June 1, 2004, as executive editor. She will acquire hardcover and paperback titles in health, fitness, self help, parenting, childcare and popular reference. Comedian Dave Chappelle's "How to Play The Race Card And Win!," a humorous look at race in America was acquired by Mark Chait at Hyperion Books (New York), a division of Disney Worldwide, in a deal brokered by David Vigliano and Michael Harriot at Vigliano Associates (New York).


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