Books

No recall books for New Millennium

Michael Viner publishes Bill Maher, Larry King and Gene Simmons -- and books about Heidi Fleiss and the O.J. Simpson case -- but he wants no part of the recall, Variety's Jonathan Bing writes. Three offers to write recall books have already come in, but there's no room on the list, the column says. Viner and his wife, actress Deborah Raffin, run New Millennium Entertainment in Beverly Hills, where he has breakfast with King at Nate 'n' Al's every day.

Viner's contentious relationship with certain New York publishers is just one ingredient of a maverick operation that's shaken up L.A.'s small but feisty publishing scene.

Viner founded Dove Audio, publisher of books on tape.

(Link from Publisher's Lunch)


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