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- Osbournes get $3 mil book deal with Pocket. Bing, Jonathan // Daily Variety;5/10/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 51, p4
Reports the acquisition of world rights to publish the books of the Osbournes family by Pocket Books company. Value of the rights; Terms and conditions within the contract; Number of copies produced.
- Judith Curr to head Pocket Books. // Publishers Weekly;3/15/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 11, p10
Announces the appointment of Judith Curr as president and publisher of American publishing firm Pocket Books. Career background; Responsibilities; Comments by Curr on her appointment.
- Pocket cuts sales staff; consumer group sales off. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/11/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 46, p20
Describes the reorganization occurring at Pocket Books which has cut 15 positions from its sales division. The major factor behind the restructuring; Details regarding the lower consumer group sales of Simon & Schuster (S&S), according to parent company Viacom.
- A common thread. Raugust, Karen // Publishers Weekly;9/14/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 37, p36
Reports on how cable television networks and book publishers are beginning to combine efforts during the late 1990s. How Pocket Books plans on publishing a `South Park' book; Other examples; How networks reach more people than publishers.
- Sonnet is new PB romance line. // Publishers Weekly;8/17/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 33, p15
Announces that Pocket Books is launching a new mass market imprint called Sonnet Books, which will be devoted to historical romance. Its showcasing of promising authors; Offering of a publication list in February 1999; The imprint's including of a miniseries by best seller Linda Lael Miller;...
- Pocket signs 'Silence' deal. Bing, Jonathan // Daily Variety;11/02/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 44, p2
Reports that publisher Pocket Books has signed a deal for author Philip Janowicz's financial and legal thriller 'Towers of Silence.' Value of the deal; Pocket's acquisition of the book in conjunction with editor George Lucas.
- Star Trek: Celebrating 35 Years. Raugust, Karen // Publishers Weekly;8/20/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 33, p44
Focuses on the 35th anniversary of Pocket Books, the entertainment and publishing franchise of the television program `Star Trek.' Authors of `Star Trek' novels; Several titles of `Star Trek' novels; Information on the market for `Star Trek' books.
- Lindsey Switches to PB Press. Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;11/26/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 48, p11
Focuses on the decision of romance author Johanna Lindsey to switch to Pocket Books Press company from Avon company for the publication of her next books. People who are involved in the negotiation of the deal; Terms of the deal.
- Pocket Restarts Hardcover Line. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/28/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 26, p8
Reports on the decision of Pocket Books to resume the publication of romance novels on hardcover in the U.S., as of June 2004. Background on the authors who will move back to Pocket from Atria; Reason behind the decision of the publisher to reenter the hardcover business; Expected number of...