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bob-mustin's picture
Feb.13.2013
  Ever wonder what goes through a book designer's mind with a manuscript to promote? How a cover should represent a novel or nonfiction book? The link below is a presentation by former Knopf designer Chip Kidd on just this subject. Lesson to learn re: presentations - -Make the intellectual/...
kevin-arnold's picture
Nov.28.2010
Nora Ephron's new book I REMEMBER NOTHING AND OTHER REFLECTIONS from Knopf, although sometimes hilarious, has that wanna-look-away feel of someone who's been through the wringer of divorce.  Since I've blogged on divorce with children I'll include her commentary.  She finds some very funny reasons...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.30.2010
Knopf Buys 4 Great Pages For $2.5 Million EXCLUSIVE: The deals are popping this week, and publishing is not immune. On the basis of a 4-page proposal, Alfred Knopf's Sonny Mehta has paid $2.5 million for The Loneliness of Sonia and Sunny, the new novel by Kiran Desai. She's the Booker Prize-...
evelyn-sharenov's picture
Dec.14.2008
We were in our cups, Megan and I.  She was leaving in a week to start her MFA at Missoula on a free ride!  And while I was happy for her, her lovely presence at our Wednesday evening happy hours would be missed; we usually went to the Sapphire Hotel or Colosso, popular Portland watering holes for...
julia-flynn-siler's picture
May.06.2008
I read the galleys of my friend Christina Meldrum’s stunning debut novel, Madapple, over a single, rainy afternoon a few months ago. I refused to get up off the couch, despite the requests of my husband and sons, until I’d finished the last page. What a book! I truly couldn’t put it down. Christina...