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  • Trolling between the lines: Collecting titles at Publishers’ BookExpo

    By Tom Teicholz

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    BookExpo, the annual convention of booksellers and book publishers that took place in Los Angeles one recent weekend, is the book industry's annual get-together, alternating among the publishing hub of New York and various other cities, such as Miami, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and...
  • Dybbuks and Heroes Liven Holiday Books

    By Penny Schwartz

    December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Kibitzers, dreamers, medieval travelers and dybbuks are among the wide array of heroes, heroines and mystical villains in this season's crop of Jewish children's books, as publishers expand their offerings beyond holiday books and biblical retellings.

    The roster of publishers is...

  • A New Blend of Chick-Lit Sleuth

    By Susan Josephs

    April 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    "Sex, Murder and a Double Latte" (Red Dress Ink, $17.95)

    Like her protagonist Sophie Katz, Kyra Davis has skin the color of a "well-brewed latte." That's why she has spent a large portion of her life fielding comments about her ethnicity.

    There was her supervisor at a clothing...