Americans are tired of fad diets, counting calories, and living within restrictive guidelines about carbs and fat. They are turning to Mireille Guiliano for her sensible and admittedly contrarian advice on eating well.
Andre Agassi is one of the world's most popular and admired figures. He has lived an extraordinary life, and he has a great story to tell.
In 'Lean In,' Sheryl Sandberg gives a frank assessment of what it will take for women to move forward as equals to men. Her book is full of sound advice and informed recommendations and marked by its positive outlook.
I have been waiting a long time to see what's next for Bridget Jones, and I am beyond thrilled she's back.
There is such a very large quantity of books clamouring for a buyer's attention that publishers have relied more and more on support such as blurbs as a way of getting an independent recommendation from a familiar name, much in the same way that Amazon.com will send an e-mail recommending Book A to a customer who's already purchased Book B.
The biggest kick is reading something new and exciting and then getting other people to share your enthusiasm. Beyond all the cant and hypocrisy in publishing, that's what it's all about.
At Knopf, we look at each book on a case-by-case basis... in some cases, we think a writer might get a boost from an endorsement by a fellow writer, but in other cases, a new book will be better served by other means, such as publicity and reviews.
'French Women Don't Get Fat' has become something of a phenomenon.
President Clinton is one of the dominant figures on the global stage. He has lived an extraordinary life, and he has a great story to tell.
Lisbeth Salander is one of the most compelling heroines of 21st century crime literature, and I am thrilled to see readers have welcomed her return.
Profit is one way that you can take pride in the way you publish things and insure that you can go on doing it.
John Grisham is one of the greatest storytellers of all time.
We all have our notions of sport. If I'd wanted to make my living climbing mountains, I wouldn't have gone into publishing. Most of the time, you're sitting in a dark room reading a manuscript.
A good part of the work is just reading a manuscript and coming to the office. I can't imagine wanting to even read an article about book publishing.
Tony Blair is one of the most significant world leaders of the modern era. He has a remarkable story to tell. His tenure as prime minister was marked by close relationships with Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush, and he enjoys a profile in this country that is rare among foreign leaders.
Few writers can rival Helen Fielding when it comes to fully capturing the modern woman.
There are distinctions between Indian and Pakistani writers.
The Pakistani writers are addressing change and what's happening today in the world. There is something completely contemporary in this writing.
Tony Blair is an extremely popular figure in North America. His memoir is refreshing, both for its candour and vivid portrayal of political life.
You do not give a great biographer a timetable. You let them do their work and, in due course, publish it.