Oct 25, 2012 @ 12:01:00 am
Publisher Benedikt Taschen
Restructuring at Simon and Schuster means that all of the publisher’s imprints will be lumped into one of four groups: Atria, Scribner, the Gallery, or the Jonathan Karp-led Simon & Schuster. It also means that at the Free Press—which is being folded into the Simon and Schuster group—publisher Martha Levin and editor-in-chief Dominick Anfuso have lost their jobs.
Dissent has launched its snazzy new website.
In a characteristically frank conversation with the Huffington Post, publisher Benedikt Taschen discusses the books that have lost him the most money—including books on Diego Rivera’s murals, car crashes, and the Crusades. Taschen also recalls that in 1994, when books that he didn't like appeared in his catalogue, he branded them with a sticker that said, “Sorry, poor book.”
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