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March 24, 2014

D.J. Palladino Signs with Asahina & Wallace

Noted Santa Barbara journalist D.J. Palladino has joined the A&W family to write a thriller based in his hometown of Santa Barbara.

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January 13, 2014

The Birth of the Cool: Leo Braudy's Memoir of the 1950s

Leo Braudy won’t have to worry about accusations of narcissism.

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Leo Braudy on 'Trying To Be Cool'

"To a great extent I am an observer in the book, trying to figure out the world of the 1950s and its mysteries. Maybe I’m like one of those guilty bystanders in the Hitchcock films of the 1950s, who are always getting lured into situations by their own curiosity."

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"My dad never forgot leaving the shtetl in 1919. It was from him that I learned so much about the shtetl life that I describe in The Magiker."

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March 24, 2014

Judge Rules for Harper Collins in e-book dispute

If upheld, how will this ruling, coming after the decision in the Rosetta case, affect authors? Legacy publishers? Digital publishers?

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