From the monthly archives:

June 2009

INGLOURIUS BASTERDS Movie Opening In August

30 June 2009

Don’t forget Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds opens in August. Coming to theatres starting August 2009. From the genius and clever writer, director, and cult hero Quentin Tarantino comes the already buzzed about screenplay, Inglourious Basterds, to coincide with the major August film release from The Weinstein Company starring Brad Pitt. Pitt plays Lieutenant Aldo Raine, [...]

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Coming AUGUST ’09: LIFE and PEOPLE Remember Michael Jackson

30 June 2009
Click to Download PDF Sell Sheet

Releasing July 22nd and July 29th are two new titles to commemorate Michael Jackson—PEOPLE TRIBUTE: REMEMBERING MICHAEL and LIFE’s LIFE Commemorative: REMEMBERING MICHAEL JACKSON.

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Download Sample Pages for MRS. O!

25 June 2009
Mrs O

Download the PDF sample pages for Mary Tomer’s MRS. O! MRS. O takes a closer look at America’s modern style icon, featuring more than 300 magnificent photographs of the First Lady and delving into the back story of the clothes and accessories that are ushering in a new era.

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Praise for EVENING’S EMPIRE

24 June 2009

Novelist Christopher Sorrentino has offered the following comment about Zachary Lazar’s Evening’s Empire:   “Zachary Lazar has written a gripping book of unexpected beauty.  In Evening’s Empire, he remorselessly examines the ambiguous nature of both the shady deal and the good life.  His analytic impulses soar with breathtaking imaginative leaps.” –Christopher Sorrentino, author of Trance, [...]

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RATHER DIE FIGHTING—Now Moved to NOV ’09

24 June 2009
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Rather Die Fighting: A Memoir of World War II by Frank Blaichman Originally scheduled to publish in June 2009, RATHER DIE FIGHTING will now be published in November 2009—a powerful and inspiring memoir of a man who defied the Nazis—and lived to tell the tale. Frank Blaichman was 16 when Germany invaded Poland, starting World [...]

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NEW MOON MEDIA TIE-IN Trade Paperback Cover REVEALED!

23 June 2009

New Moon (Media tie-in), Stephenie Meyer PB, $10.99,  9780316075633 YA Fiction Little, Brown Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia Click here to read the announcement on EW.com! More information about the NEW MOON publishing program More information on the New Moon film on IMDB.com Complete Twilight Saga backlist

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BLOOD OF ELVES wins Gemmell Prize!

23 June 2009

Blood of Elves has won this year’s Gemmell Prize for Fantasy, establishing its international appeal. The Guardian reports: “Over 10,000 fans from 75 countries voted in the prize, with Sapkowski eventually emerging triumphant from a shortlist of five authors…Our winning author is already a huge star in Europe and winning the award will hopefully ensure [...]

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THE SECRET SPEECH in New York Times Book Review

22 June 2009

THE SECRET SPEECH, Tom Rhob’s new thriller, appears in New York Times Book Review

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New Business Books for Fall & Winter

19 June 2009

Below is  a summary for our newest business books for the Fall 2009 – Winter 2010 season.  This list includes the latest book by Robert Kiyosaki, the newest essay collection from Malcolm Gladwell, revised editions of classic bestselling business titles , plus our international editions. Also, don’t forget our updated Business Backlist Order form found here.

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Miley Cyrus Filming THE LAST SONG

18 June 2009

E! Online News talks about THE LAST SONG, “a [new] drama from THE NOTEBOOK author Nicholas Sparks.” The international edition will be published this September and teen sensation, Miley Cyrus, will star in the onscreen adaptation.

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Coming March 2010—Charla Krupp’s HOW TO NEVER LOOK FAT AGAIN: Over 1000 Ways to Dress Thinner—Without Dieting!

16 June 2009
How Not to Look Fat Sell Sheet

HOW TO NEVER LOOK FAT AGAIN: Over 1000 Ways to Dress Thinner—Without Dieting! Charla Krupp Every woman thinks she looks fat at one time or another—or maybe all the time. And most of the time, clothes are the culprit! Now, in her latest book, the renowned style editor and the bestselling author of How Not to [...]

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Take a Look at our Updated Backlist Page!

12 June 2009

Looking for more information about our backlist titles? Our Backlist page is now updated with the latest information, PDFs, and order forms regarding the Fall 2009—Winter 2010 season. This includes our international Best of the Backlist section taken from our Fall 2009 – Winter 2010 International Presenter, the 2009 Complete Backlist of all HBG and [...]

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Take the I HATE PEOPLE Quiz

11 June 2009

Face it, whether your company has 10 employees or 10,000, you must grapple with people you can’t stand in the office. Luckily Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon have written I HATE PEOPLE!, a smart, counter-intuitive, and irreverent turn on the classic workplace self-help book that will show you how to identify the Ten Least Wanted–the people you hate–while revealing the strategies to neutralize them.

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Download our November & December ’09 Sales Kit

5 June 2009

The November & December 2009 international sales kit featuring mass market, and paperback and hardcover titles, is now available. Featuring hot fiction titles: • The movie tie-in edition of Stephenie Meyer’s NEW MOON • A brand new Alex Cross novel from James Patterson • Latest mass market from Because She Can author Birdie Clark • David [...]

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Add-on Title Review for 2009 & 2010

3 June 2009

Open publication – Free publishing – More publishing We’ve created a summary “mini-catalog” for all the add-on titles for the Spring & Summer 09 and Fall 2009 & Winter 2010 seasons. It has all of the titles not included in our regular international catalog. You will find the pdf and an excel order form on [...]

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SPOTLIGHT: Books Featuring Barack Obama & the First Family

3 June 2009

For BEA, we also created a sell sheet featuring our books about President Barack Obama and the First Family. SELL SHEET. Read more about these titles below.

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Two New Children’s Picture Book Export Editions: Mary Had a Little Lamb & Martha Doesn’t Say Sorry

1 June 2009

In answer to many of your calls for inexpensive pb editions of our popular children’s picture books, this September we will publish our first children’s picture book export editions: MARTHA DOESN’T SAY SORRY and MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB. Martha Doesn’t Say Sorry (International) by Samantha Berger & Bruce Whatley, illustrator, paperback, 9780316077286  $6.99, Little, [...]

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TWILIGHT Dominates the MTV Awards, NEW MOON Trailer Revealed

1 June 2009

In case you missed this media news, last night TWILIGHT dominated the MTV Movie Awards,  winning five Golden Popcorn statues for Best Picture, Best Fight, Best Kiss, Best Male Breakthrough Performance (Robert Pattinson) and Best Female Performance (Kristen Stewart).   While Stephenie was not in attendance, she was a big presence with everybody thanking her throughout [...]

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