September 2002
Book Publishing Report;9/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p8
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs related to book publishing as of September 9, 2002. Former Oxford University Press executive Fiona Clarke's appointment as managing director of Egmont Children's Books; W.H. Smith & Sons Ltd.'s implementation of a stock management process; Fourth Estate editorial director Andy Miller's departure from the company to resume his writing career.


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