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  • ‘Gone With the Wind’ Prequel to Tell Story of Mammy

    Mar 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Nearly seven decades after the publication of “Gone With the Wind,” a new book will detail the backstory of Mammy, the servant character immortalized in the 1939 film by Hattie McDaniel. Simon & Schuster imprint Atria announced Thursday that it will publish Donald McCaig’s “Ruth’s Journey” in October as a prequel to Margaret Mitchell’s million-selling […]

  • Derek Jeter Starts Publishing Imprint With Simon & Schuster

    Nov 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Derek Jeter is looking for a home run in a completely different field. After nineteen seasons with the New York Yankees, the slugger is adding book publishing to his personal lineup through his new imprint under Simon & Schuster. The athlete will co-publish sports-related books via Jeter Publishing, which aims to reach a broad audience […]

  • Grace Jones to Write Memoir Due Next Fall

    Sep 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Grace Jones, who once said she would never write a memoir, has announced she’s writing a memoir. The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legend signed with Gallery Books for a book scheduled to come out next fall, reports the Associated Press. Gallery, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Wednesday that the book is […]

  • Memoir from Beverly Hills High’s First Black Principal in Development

    Aug 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Howard Books has signed up an untitled memoir that will tell the story of how Carter Paysinger, a factory worker’s son from South Central, teamed with Steven Fenton, son of the mayor of Beverly Hills, to shake up the status quo and elect Paysinger the first African American principal in the 80-plus year history of […]

  • Book Version of Whitney’s ‘Sparkle’ Due in Aug.; Broadway Next?

    Jun 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Howard Rosenman, the producer-writer of the original 1976 “Sparkle” and executive producer of Sony’s 2012 remake starring Whitney Houston, tells The Hollywood Reporter that a novelization of the movie’s story was sold six weeks ago to Simon & Schuster. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The book will be released Aug. 7, 10 days before the […]

  • Jermaine Jackson Signs Book Deal for Memoir

    Mar 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *Jermaine Jackson finally has a release date for his long-rumored memoir. Touchstone announced today that “You are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother’s Eye” will be released this fall, reports the Associated Press. Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, promises a “faithful and loving portrait,” but one with “no subject off limits.” Jackson spoke […]