ABA, Michener join others in Pantheon reactions

Reuter, M.
March 1990
Publishers Weekly;3/30/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 13, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the reactions to the shakedown at Pantheon Books by the American Booksellers Association (ABA), and by author James Michener. Protest; Michener's statement; European publishers sent a statement to new head of Pantheon Books Alberto Vitale; Helen Wolff, one of the founders of Pantheon; `Washington Post's' Jonathan Yardley.


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