Harriet the Spy, Random House, Lady Gaga, and Zach Galifianakis: Weekend Reading

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By Jason Boog Comment

RH_Logo_Sm.jpgIt was a wild week for publishing, from the Tools of Change conference to celebrity book trailers to bloggy-updates of classic children’s books.

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the biggest stories from the week. If you are interested in reading more, check the Weekend Reading archive.

The biggest story of the week was a sweeping executive reorganization at Random House, preparing for the digital future.

Next, actor Zach Galifianakis interviewed novelist John Wray in a topsy-turvy book trailer.

At the Tools of Change conference, we experimented with the Entourage dual-screen eReader and watched the future of the bedtime story.

We published a downloadable, printable, mobile-device readable monthly edition of GalleyCat Reviews.


Then St. Martin’s Press bought a Lady Gaga’s impeccable fashion sense.

Actress Jennifer Stone will take a classic book into the 21st Century with Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars.

Finally, a literary blogger explored the books of the final season of television’s Lost.