Sarah Stein has joined Harper as senior editor. Previously she was senior editor at Penguin Books.
Lori Dunbar has been named vice president, application services for Ingram Content Group. Previously she was the chief technology officer at GE Healthcare.
Mary Kate Skehan has joined Portfolio/Sentinel as assistant marketing manager. She was most recently at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates as a senior literary scout.
On Friday, CBS ceo Les Moonves was accused of sexual aggression by multiple women in a New Yorker article by Ronan Farrow. Some of the allegations, such as those of actor Illeana Douglas, date back to the late 1990s.
CBS’s independent directors said in a statement on Friday that they were “committed to investigating claims that violate the company’s clear policies…. Upon the conclusion of that investigation, which involves recently reported allegations that go back several decades, the Board will promptly review the findings and take appropriate action.”
The full CBS board already had a meeting scheduled for Monday, and will reportedly discuss whether Moonves should remain in charge while the investigation is being conducted.
Clinton Book Shop in Clinton, NJ will close on September 29, unless owner Harvey Finkel finds a last minute buyer. The store has been for sale for six months. In a letter to customers on Facebook, Finkel said that closing the store “breaks our heart for so many reasons, one of the most significant is so many of you are more than customers, you are friends.”
Nine Stories booksellers in Pittsburgh will close on August 26, after two years of operation.