Soho Press: Independent and Flourishing

Soho Press: Independent and Flourishing   When many people picture an independent publisher, they envision a small startup hoping to be acquired by a bigger firm. That’s not the case with Soho Press—quite the opposite, in fact. Proudly independent for over three decades, Soho aims to discover new voices and bring them to the literary […]

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books “Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate,” wrote J.R.R. Tolkien, whose words precisely describe exactly what each reader is seeking when turning the pages of an intriguing book. We don’t know what’s around the next bend, so we keep […]

The Evolution of Other Press

The Evolution of Other Press

The Evolution of Other Press   How many publishers can say they got their start by translating Lacan texts into English, and then segued that into publishing bestselling novels? Most likely the answer is “just one.” Other Press is unique in every way, and its staff members have turned their passion for the written word […]

Hanover Square Press: Bringing Fresh Stories to Life

Hanover Square Press: Bringing Fresh Stories to Life   It’s been said that every new story starts the same way—with a blank page. Publishing itself is no different, and even the most legendary publishers started at the beginning with a blank slate, a newly hired stable of editors, and a hunger for bringing the best […]

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World     Everyone knows the legendary story of how Steve Jobs started Apple Computers in a garage, but many people don’t realize that publishing often has the same humble beginnings and can grow into an equally strong powerhouse. Such is the background of Sourcebooks, which started in a […]

The Best Novel Nominees React and Appreciation of Cussler

The Best Novel Nominees React and An Appreciation of Cussler

The Best Novel Nominees React and An Appreciation of Cussler Reviewers from some of the nation’s top newspapers and magazines—including the  NPR, TIME magazine, Boston Globe and the Washington Post—chose this year’s lineup of nominees for The Strand Critics Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees and to Clive Cussler for receiving The Strand Magazine’s Lifetime […]

The Best Debut Novelists on The Strand Critics Awards...

The Best Debut Novelists on The Strand Critics Awards…

The Best Debut Novelists on The Strand Critics Awards… (The nominees for Best Debut Novel shared their reactions after receiving news of their nominations.)   A Deadly Affection By Cuyler Overholt  (Sourcebooks Landmark) “Launching your first book into the world is a little like putting your baby in a basket and sending it downstream. You […]

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr When Simon & Schuster asked Judith Curr to set up a new imprint within the company, no one could have foreseen the meteoric success that the upstart Atria Books would enjoy almost immediately after launching in 2002. Now home to authors including Vince Flynn, Isabel Allende, and Kevin Hart, Atria has […]

Pegasus Books Takes Flight

Pegasus Books Takes Flight “Publishing is a very mysterious business,” Thomas Wolfe famously said, and it’s no secret that those interested in the publishing field look in wonderment at the entire process. New publishers have come on the scene over the last decade or so that have begun to revolutionize the industry with fresh takes […]

Nominees For 2016 Strand Critics Awards and Clive Cussler Receives The Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Connelly, Tana French, and Fiona Barton headline the nominees for the Strand Critics Awards and Clive Cussler receives the Lifetime Achievement Award Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists from news venues such as The Associated Press, NPR, TIME, […]

Poisoned Pen Press: Bucking the Trend and Going Strong

Poisoned Pen Press: Bucking the Trend and Going Strong I recall speaking to a publishing industry insider who once proclaimed that anyone venturing into the world of publishing was swimming in precarious water. “You can’t defy the odds,” he said. “Publishing is fraught with all sorts of pitfalls.” One of the few companies that has […]

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Strand Critics Awards: Richard Price and Glen Erik Hamilton take the Top Prizes and Jeffery Deaver and Colin Dexter Honored

Richard Price wins the Best Novel Award for The Whites, Glen Erik Hamilton takes home the best debut novel prize for Past Crimes. Jeffery Deaver and Colin Dexter receive Lifetime Achievement Awards… On Wednesday, July 6, at an invitation-only cocktail party in Manhattan, Richard Price won the Strand Critics Award for Best Novel for The […]