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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Well, what d’you know.

Much to my surprise, the History of the Ancient World now seems to be shipping from online sites, four weeks ahead of the publication date. You can buy it from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books A Million. Huh. Shows you how much I know.

Stacks of books, five weeks til pub date

…And the wait continues. My twenty-five author’s copies showed up this week, and Norton is now shipping to wholesalers, but since the official pub date of March 26 hasn’t arrived, no one’s selling the book. It’s like those last two weeks of pregnancy, where every day feels like it’s about seventy hours long, and you […]

The Third Review

From Library Journal, which is the third of the Big Three industry journals (the other two being PW and Booklist): ** Bauer (American literature, Coll. of William & Mary; The Well-Educated Mind) has produced a good introductory history to the ancient world in this first volume of a new series. Divided into more than 80 […]

Baby pictures!

In a way, that is. Last night UPS delivered a square package from Norton–my first copy of the History of the Ancient World, straight off the presses. TA DAAA!! It still won’t be available until March, though. Norton always asks Peace Hill Press to get copies of OUR titles into their warehouse for distribution six […]

Getting ready for spring touring

This week my assistant booked my first flight of the year, which means that the spring travel season is approaching (although it doesn’t LOOK like spring is near at the moment). As a matter of fact, I walked out onto the porch yesterday to see THIS shocking sight (you may need to click on the […]