Articles tagged "Jackie As Editor"

Monday Fun Day! (10/3/2011 Edition)

Welcome to October, you crazy librarians!

We have a lot on our plates this week, so let's kick things off with a quick round-up.

- We're huge fans of the Library Love Fest ladies, so the picture they posted of class act Kayleigh George dressed up as as Jackie O with JACKIE AS EDITOR slayed us!

Jackie O Dress Up

- Urban fantasy writer Carrie Vaughn was interviewed at Bubonicon about KITTY'S GREATEST HITS, the Wild Cards series, and more. Watch all four videos here at MTV.com.

- If you're still trying to get a handle on what to recommend for steampunk, you might be interested in this discussion at Tor.com with Barnes & Noble SFF buyer, Jim Killen:

"Each month on Tor.com, Mr. Killen curates a list of science fiction & fantasy titles, which our contributors then discuss and explore."

In October, Mr. Killen and the Tor.com-ers will be discussing steampunk. See their schedule here.

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Nonfiction Naked with Rob Kirkpatrick #3

Nonfiction Naked is brought to you by Rob Kirkpatrick, a senior editor with Thomas Dunne Books at St. Martin's Press!

See all of Rob's Nonfiction Naked articles here.

Hi everyone, I’m back to tell you about two great titles for 2011…

Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Greg Lawrence

In case you missed it earlier this year, you should check out JACKIE AS EDITOR: THE LITERARY LIFE OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS by Greg Lawrence. History remembers Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis as the consummate first lady, the quintessential embodiment of elegance. But many people forget that after JFK and after Aristotle, Jackie enjoyed a long career as a book editor for almost two decades and worked on more than 100 books at Viking and Doubleday during the industry’s Golden Age. Lawrence, one of the authors whom Jackie edited, draws from interviews with more than 125 of her former collaborators and acquaintances in the publishing world.

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