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She Discovered Anne Frank Diary in Pile of Rejected Books

Judith Jones was a consummate literary editor

(Newser) - You may not know her name, but you know plenty of names because of her. Judith Jones, a consummate literary editor who helped revolutionize American cuisine by publishing Julia Child, has died at age 93. Jones, who spent more than 50 years at Alfred A. Knopf before retiring in 2011,... More »

Clinton's Next Book: a Thriller Written With James Patterson

Yes, really

(Newser) - Bill Clinton's books: a 1,000-page autobiography , a couple of treatises on his political philosophy, books on the importance of giving and government , and ... a thriller? Yes, Clinton is collaborating with best-selling novelist James Patterson on The President Is Missing, due out June 2018, the AP reports. The book... More »

Sonia Sotomayor to Publish Memoir

Knopf to publish coming-of-age 'tale of triumph'

(Newser) - Knopf will publish "a coming-of-age memoir by an American daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants" who "has lived a remarkable life." The author? Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, whose as yet-untitled book will show a "triumph of the Latino experience in America," the publisher tell the... More »

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