Daily News from Poets & Writers

Carole Baron Named New President of G.P. Putnam

11.14.01

Carole Baron was named president of the G.P. Putnam & Sons division of the nation's second largest book publisher, Penguin Putnam, on November 6. Baron fills the position previously held by Phyllis Grann, who resigned in September.

Book-of-the-Month Club Reinstates Panel of Judges

9.7.01

The Book-of-the-Month Club, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, recently announced the return of its editorial board of judges, a four-member panel of best-selling authors that recommends at least five books to members of the club each year.

Diamonds Are a Novelist's Best Friend

9.7.01

Careful readers of The Bulgari Connection, the forthcoming novel by best-selling British writer Fay Weldon, may notice a curiously high number of passages about jewelry, albeit really nice Italian jewelry.

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