Category Archives: Blurbs

Cafe Nevo Revisited

Send to KindleWhen published books are reissued, it’s unusual to get any critical attention at all, so I was thrilled when I learned that Ellis Shuman recently reviewed CAFE NEVO for “The Times of Israel.” I think I enjoyed his … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtains: What Publishers Really Do

Send to KindleAn awful lot of what publishers do for books, they do behind the scenes and prior to publication. Viking/Penguin¬† is going to publish A DANGEROUS FICTION in late July, and they are gearing up in all sorts of … Continue reading

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Galleys!

Send to KindleThere are a few big milestones in the publication of a book. Selling it is the first, of course–getting that fateful phone call from one’s agent.¬† The next is finishing the final edit–letting the book go at last. … Continue reading

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Digging Up Blurbs

Send to KindleI was looking for a book in an airport recently, just in case the three paperbacks and the hundred or so novels stored in my Kindle failed to suffice, when I came upon a novel by a writer … Continue reading

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