Big Publishers Sweep 2nd Quills

October 2006
Book Publishing Report;10/16/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports about the Quill Awards which was criticized by journalists and other industry watchers. The issues concerns the online voting and the fact that a bulk of winners were not present at the awarding ceremony. The awards, organized by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC- TV) and Reed Business Information, was created to absorb television glamour into the book industry and raise awareness for reading.


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