Adam Guerriero has joined Hachette Book Group as vice president, pricing. He was most recently director of pricing analytics at Macy’s.
Rosie Mahorter and Abigail Novak have both been promoted to senior publicist at Scribner. Sydney Morris has been promoted to associate publicist at Touchstone.
Katie Quinn has joined Macmillan Children’s as marketing manager. Previously, she was publicist at Penguin Children’s.
Stephanie Levasseur has joined Sourcebooks as sales account manager. She was most recently sales account representative at ReaderLink.
Jessica Dartnell has joined Holiday House as a sales coordinator. She was previously client relations assistant at Ingram Content Group.
Knopf will publish Bret Easton Ellis‘ first nonfiction title on April 16 (and Picador will publish in the UK in May). The book of essays, WHITE, “combines commentary and personal reflection in a wide-ranging exploration of our reputation economy” and his own life and work. He “looks back on a transgressive literary career that has earned him both devoted readers and harsh detractors” and offers “forthright views about the world today, informed by the fame and notoriety he has wrestled with for more than three decades.” Or, as his UK editor puts it, “No subject is off limits: his teen crush on Richard Gere, the truth about Patrick Bateman, why ‘Moonlight’ shouldn’t have won the Oscar, that Twitter storm about Kathryn Bigelow – it’s all here.”
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was selected by viewers as America’s No. 1 best-loved novel in The Great American Read.
The American Library Association named its shortlists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction: