News Briefs

April 2006
Book Publishing Report;4/24/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents several news briefs related to book industries and trade in the U.S. Chuck Barris has signed a contract with Simon & Schuster Inc. to write a novel entitled "The Big Question." The book is expected to be released in Spring 2007. The books "March" by Geraldine Brooks and "History: Polio: An American Story" by David M. Oshinsky were honored with a 2006 Pulitzer Prize.


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