Monday, October 15, 2012
Depp Booking Dylan
getting his own book imprint--and launching with a book by/about Bob Dylan, prepared by Doug Brinkley. It will "unravel tales" or myths of Dylan's career. Depp will also be publishing that book that came to light a few months back, a surprise novel by Woody Guthrie (one of Depp's heroes) that Brinkley is also shepherding. "I pledge, on behalf of Infinitum Nihil, that we will do our best to deliver publications worthy of peoples' time, of peoples' concern, publications that might ordinarily never have breached the parapet," Depp said in a statement. The imprint is at Rupert Murdoch's HarperCollins.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch