TITLE

Carving a niche

AUTHOR(S)
Nathan, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;3/27/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 13, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the success of the book `The Runner's Literary Companion: Great Stories and Poems About Running,' published by Garth Battista's company Breakaway Books. Initial tepid interest response to the book; Paperback interest generated by glowing reviews by `USA Today' and `Runner's World'; Auctioning of rights for the book on February 9, 1995; Anthology of fiction and poetry on tennis as Breakaway's spring entry.
ACCESSION #
9504172804

 

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