At Random House, Vintage Espanol publishing manager Jaime de Pablos will take over the position of director being vacated by Milena Alberti as she joins the company’s corporate development team. de Pablos will report to Vintage and Anchor publisher Anne Messitte.
Milkweed Editions has received underwriting from Amazon.com for the publication Fancy Beasts by Alex Lemon and Extra Indians by Eric Gansworth.
OverDrive has launched their first audiobook for Apple devices, which allows library patrons to download audiobooks from participating libraries as well as purchase from retailers. (Library audiobooks expire automatically.) They already have BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Mobile.
Penguin Children’s release the first chapter from John Grisham’s forthcoming YA book, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer.