Financial Crisis Commission Scrambles for a Publisher

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission had planned to publish its findings in book form with Little, Brown. But the unusual deal between the two, which involved an advance payment from the publisher, has fallen apart, and PublicAffairs Books has stepped in as the new publisher.

Musicians' Tell-Alls Give Book Publishers a Boost

Publishers have been eager to sign famous people to book deals. And if you're a musician, such as Rolling Stone Keith Richards, ready and willing to reveal a great deal about yourself, the chances are very good those deals will pay off handsomely.

Will J.D. Salinger's Manuscripts Be Published?

J.D Salinger died Wednesday at 91. As tributes flow in, publishers still wonder why he stopped publishing more than 45 years ago -- and whether publishable manuscripts might be waiting in the wings.