Selected Articles

“The Books & Books Business,” The Bookseller, 5/​1/​2015
www.thebookseller.com/​insight/​books-books-business

“Cosby, and Other Cautionary Tales: A Writer Examines the Responsibilities of Biographers,” Publishers Weekly 1/​5/​2015
http:/​/​www.publishersweekly.com/​pw/​by-topic/​columns-and-blogs/​soapbox/​article/​65156-cosby-and-other-cautionary-tales.html

“Why Penguin and Random Must Merge – And When They Almost Did,” The Daily Beast 11/​9/​12
Book Industry Trends 2004 (seven essays in Book Industry Study Group statistical yearbook)
http:/​/​www.thedailybeast.com/​articles/​2012/​11/​09/​why-random-and-penguin-must-merge-and-when-they-almost-did.html

“Independent Presses and ‘Little’ Magazines in American Culture: A Forty-Year Retrospective,” 2001
https:/​/​www.clmp.org/​indie_publishing/​feldman.html

“Community Voices Fathers Day Memories Bright lights in the big city: The measure of one man's life,” The Philadelphia Inquirer 6/​17/​2001
http:/​/​articles.philly.com/​2001-06-17/​news/​25323445_1_sign-man-rooftop-neon-dreams

“Cases; Life’s End: Little Help, No Dignity,” The New York Times 1/​9/​2001
http:/​/​www.nytimes.com/​2001/​01/​09/​health/​cases-life-s-end-little-help-no-dignity.html

“Publishers Caught in a Web,” The Nation 1/​26/​2001
http:/​/​www.thenation.com/​article/​publishers-caught-web

“A Bookmaker’s Tale,” The Nation 6/​10/​1999
http:/​/​www.thenation.com/​article/​bookmakers-tale

“When Women Know Too Much,” The New York Times 10/​12/​1994
http:/​/​www.nytimes.com/​1994/​10/​12/​opinion/​when-women-know-too-much.html

“The Best-Seller Blues: Hard Lessons from a Cosby Book,” NYTBR 6/​10/​1990
http:/​/​www.nytimes.com/​1990/​06/​10/​books/​the-best-seller-blues-hard-lessons-from-a-cosby-book.html?pagewanted=all

“The Borzoi Three-Quarterly,” Publishers Weekly 10/​26/​1990
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“The Organization of Publishing in China,” The China Quarterly volume 107 September 1986
http:/​/​journals.cambridge.org/​action/​displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=3561476&fileId=S0305741000039898

Selected Works

Business/Cultural History
Elegant, accessible, data-filled analysis of recent American book publishing: bestsellers, award-winners, past and future directions.
Memoir
“Uplifting” - The LA Times; “Best kind of inspirational book”
--Publishers Weekly

“Clear, brave...loving gift to readers”
--Gloria Steinem