Friday, October 30, 2009

POPE JOAN Film Premiers at #1 in Germany


"Constantin’s UK-Germany-Spain-Italy co-production Pope Joan . . . made a strong start to its run, with a $5m tally from 565 screens in three territories. The lion’s share of the gross came from Germany, where the film secured top spot with $4.4m from 465 screens, a $9,500 average. Set in the 9th century, the drama follows a woman who disguises herself as a man in order to rise through the ranks of the Vatican. Pope Joan opens in Belgium on November 18 and Netherlands on December 17."

Crown paperback rerelease June 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Lisa Cook on Life After Japan

"With no job of my own waiting for me, and only six days of marriage under my belt, I boarded a plane for Nagoya, Japan, a place that apparently had preserved the era and mindset of the 1950s." --Lisa Cook, on the journey recounted in her memoir Japan Took the J.A.P. Out of Me, and new motherhood, on

Broadway Books October 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

New Doreen Orion interview on WOW!--Women on Writing

"Everyone always says the most important thing is to spend time with the people we love, but I don’t think most of us really put this into practice. Spending 24/7 together in 340- square feet for 365 days with our 60-pound dog and 2 cats, Tim and I discovered we were happier than we’ve ever been." --Doreen Orion, on her memoir QUEEN OF THE ROAD, now in its
sixth printing

Broadway Books June 2008

Monday, October 5, 2009

CEZANNE'S QUARRY on New York Times Book Review's Paperback Row!!

This elegant mystery by a historian is full of period details as well as questions about women's place in the 19th century and the conflict between science and religion." --New York Times Book Review, Editors' Pick, Paperback Row, Sunday 10/4

Pegasus Books paperback September 2009