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  Re: Deni Bown's Book
From: BIHOREL at cris.com (Christian Feuillet) on 1997.04.13 at 21:58:18(612)
>I see the Bown book is a topic of discussion again so it is probably
>appropriate that I tell you what I know is happening behind the scenes.
>Please note that this information is several months old.
>Last year we saw much discussion of this subject on Aroid-L. I resolved
>going into the first of the year that I would start a quiet campaign at
>Timber Press to get this book back into print. Setting aside all the
>details on what transpired, I had several talks with Timber Press and
>Deni Bown. It turned out that the publisher wanted to get the book back
>in print but their publishing agreement with the author had expired. It
>was also clear that the author want to uddate the book and get it
>published again. The parties had not talked to each other so I put on
>my Kissinger hat and got the two together.
>I'll inquire next week to see if the wheel is still turning and let
>everyone know. But don't become optimistic about seeing fresh books on
>the shelf in just a couple of months. If the author wants to revise the
>book we could be a year away from seeing it.
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