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- Profits, Stability Mark HarperSF's Rebound. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;3/25/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 12, p17
Focuses on the stability and profitability of Harper San Francisco (HSF) publishing house in San Francisco, California. Discussion of the operations of HSF; Plan of the company to focus in the publishing of spiritual fiction; Strengths of the publishing house.
- Harper SF celebrates 20th birthday. Farmanfarmaian, Roxane // Publishers Weekly;12/8/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 50, p15
Describes the gala party celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Harper San Francisco. Comments by publishing director Diane Gedymin; Mention of several titles for 1998.
- Tough Times, Tenacious Readers. Garrett, Lynn // Publishers Weekly;2/17/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 7, p28
Presents various issues related to religious book publishing as of February 17, 2003. Changes in the title output within the U.S. Christian publishing market; Examples of books that feature Yoga practice; Controversy associated with two books from Harper San Francisco.
- HCSF Finds Fiction. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/18/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 16, p17
Reports on the plan of Harper San Francisco (HCSF) to build a fiction line under editor RenÃ©e Sedliar in the U.S. in 2005. Aim of the HarperCollins division in establishing the fiction line; Number of book titles to be published by the line; HCSF author who will participate in the Book-Expo...
- 'Its a Backlist Business' Nelson, Marcia Z. // Publishers Weekly;11/8/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 45, p26
Discusses the importance of the backlist business to religion and spirituality publishing. Religious books published at Harper San Francisco that have gained popularity; Information on the book "Good Grief," by Granger Westberg; Characteristics of a good backlist. INSETS: Retailers on...
- HarperSF to Become HarperOne. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/12/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 11, p12
The article reports on the decision of Harper San Francisco to change its name to HarperOne. The author said the move was made to completely dispel the idea that it is a regional publisher. Frontlist titles bearing the new logo will begin appearing in June 2007 and the new name will be added to...
- BRIEFLY NOTED. Butler, Tamara // Library Journal;11/1/2006, Vol. 131 Issue 18, p62
The article reports on book publishers Avon Books and Harper San Francisco and their decision to create a Christian paperback division. Both companies plan to merge to create Avon Inspire, a paperback division that targets Christian fiction readers. The first title, set for a May 2007 release,...
- Dr. Phil Is Responsible. Maryles, Daisy // Publishers Weekly;8/18/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 33, p21
Focuses on the significance of the appearance of author Ann Louise Gittleman in the television program "Dr. Phil," for the increased sales of her book "Before the Change," which is published by Harper San Francisco. Total copies of the book worldwide.
- The White House connection. Fleischer, Leonore // Publishers Weekly;3/29/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 13, p22
Recounts Harper San Francisco (HSF) employee Brenda Knight's idea of sending some of HSF's and Collins' books to President and Mrs. Bill Clinton. Encouragement from Dr. Merle Allison Johnson, the Clintons' pastor; Titles included `A Day in the Life of America' and `Black and White Cats'; Notes...