At Crown, Julian Pavia moves from the Archetype imprint to the trade paperback editorial team as editor, reporting to Sheila O'Shea. Pavia will acquire trade paperback originals for the Broadway Books list, with an emphasis on those types of genre fiction that lend themselves to innovative publishing approaches. He will also work on conversions and occasionally acquire titles for the Crown hardcover list.
Founding editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and author of SEX AND THE SINGLE GIRL Helen Gurley Brown, 90, died Monday afternoon at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
Simon & Schuster announced the title and subject of Bob Woodward's next book, THE PRICE OF POLITICS, which "will document how President Barack Obama and congressional leaders responded to the economic crisis and where we stand now." The AP reports Woodward will talk with ABC World News on September 10 and appear on Good Morning America the following morning. (S&S previously announced the September 11 laydown without providing any details.)