I see dozens of news releases every day. Few make the grade. Most are uninteresting, unnews-worthy, and book-focused. What does it take to sell books with a good news release? In a 15-minute phone call, I can give you feedback on your news release to help you make it one that sells books. - John Kremer
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The Economist, 25 St. James Street, London SW1A 1HG, United Kingdom; 44-020-7830-7000; Fax: 020-7839-2968. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.economist.com. Weekly news magazine. Online blog on books, arts, and culture: http://www.economist.com/culture. Covers world politics, business, finance, science, technology, people, and culture.
New York Bureau: 750 3rd Avenue, 5th Floor, New York NY 10017; 212-541-0500; Fax: 212-541-9378.
Time Magazine - http://magagenie.com/time-magazine
The Week, 55 West 39th Street, New York NY 10018; 877-245-8151. Web: http://www.theweek.com. Weekly news magazine that covers news, health, business, travel, politics, and more. Features many excerpts from other media as well as original content. They ask someone famous to choose their favorite books each issue. They also feature an Author of the Week. Featured four musician bios/memoirs (12/10).
Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.