By Jennifer 8. Lee | June 15, 2008
I heard from my publisher this week: Quality Paperback, an affiliate of Book of the Month Club, decided to use Fortune Cookie Chronicles as the Main Selection as opposed to (I think) just a regular or alternate selection. They are going to issue an early paperback (will this look like the permanent paperback?)
Suddenly I was intrigued by book clubs.Â How do the contracts work? Are they still flourishing in this day and age? Who needs whom more (publishers or the book club). I found a 20-year-old (circa 1988) New York Times article on the Book of the Month Club. Plus here is some stuff from Ivan Hoffman on how book clubs figure into author contracts
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