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 […]

nominees for critics awards for best first novel

The List: Nominees for the Strand Critics Awards and Colin Dexter and Jeffery Deaver receive lifetime Achievement Awards

The List: Nominees for the Strand Critics Awards… Colin Dexter and Jeffery Deaver receive lifetime Achievement Awards The Strand Magazine has announced its nominees for the 2015 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists, from news […]

Lippman and Abbott Win the Award

It’s a Tie: Lippman and Abbott Win the Award for Best Novel…

On Wednesday, July 8, at an invitation-only cocktail party in Manhattan, Megan Abbott and Laura Lippman shared the Strand Critics Award for Best Novel for The Fever (Little, Brown and Company) and After I’m Gone (William Morrow), respectively. “I couldn’t be more honored and thrilled to be a part of this grand crime fiction tradition,” […]

Strand Critics Award Nominees 2014

Strand Critics Award Nominees 2014 The Strand has announced its nominees for the 2014 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the CCritics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists from news venues such as LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Time, CNN and The Boston Globe.Laura […]

Nominees for the Critics Awards Announced

Nominees for the Critics Awards Announced The Strand Magazine has announced its nominees for the 2013 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. 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 NPR, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Time, CNN and […]