BookExpoAmerica, 2013

This week, Peace Hill Press has a booth at BEA, inside the Norton space. I’m here along with Pattie, my intrepid executive assistant, and John, the PHP Director of Marketing and online [...]

So maybe I won’t do that after all…

My colleague Justin sent me a link to this story today. Oh, my. The future of one of Britain’s leading historians was looking increasingly uncertain tonight after he admitted that he was [...]

Why we do what we do

Confession time: I am totally addicted to Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen. And Kitchen Nightmares. And his autobiography is darned fascinating too. Got my husband hooked as well, so [...]

Contemplating work

Yes, I know it’s been a while since I posted. I’ve been WORKING. A lot. And contemplating. From Thomas Merton’s Seeds of Contemplation: The requirements of a work to be done can [...]

The Book of my Enemy

My friend Lauren is visiting this week, which means we’ve spent hours and hours talking about the spiritual toxicity of publishing–another name for the the unpleasant dynamic produced [...]

Envy, malice and all uncharitableness

The Norton Fall-Winter 2007 catalog has arrived, with the History of the Ancient World included. (Norton publishes two catalogs a year, one called Spring-Summer for books published in [...]