5 Sep 2014

September's Publishing News Roundup


Publisher's Weekly is getting all fired up about the Fall season's books hand-picked by their Reviewers and Editors. Highlights include

Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" by Lena Dunham (Random, Sept.) – Lena Dunham (HBO's Girls) is taking the show on the road to be interviewed by Mary Karr, Zadie Smith, and Curtis Sittenfeld.

Watch Me by Anjelica Huston (Scribner, Nov.) - The actress continues her life story from the point of her long relationship with Jack Nicholson.

Possibilities by Herbie Hancock and Lisa Dickey (Viking, Oct.) - The legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on seven decades of thrilling life experience.

Germaine Greer weighed in on the Amazon/Hachette dispute and sided with Amazon over their bid to price eBooks for less. 

AUSTRALIA: Supermarket chain Aldi pulled Roald Dahl's children's book 'Revolting Rhymes' off the shelves following a complaint on its Facebook page because of the use of a naughty word.