An Interview with / Catherine Parke was conducted in December, 1983. is the Senior Editorial Advisor at Book-of-the-Month Club. This interview Interviewer: Would you tell our readers about your work at Book-ofthe-Month Club? Rosenthal: My present title is Senior Editorial Advisor and for five years I was the only woman on the Editorial Board. Interviewer: What happens to a book when it arrives at your offices? Rosenthal: Our staff of about twenty in-house editors reads just about everything under contract to major houses, as well as books from a number of small presses and university presses. We all read: manage- ment reads, the heads of the different clubs read. We also have free-lance readers and if something seems interesting intrinsically or is written by a writer we know about and are interested in for literary or commercial reasons or the occasional happy combination, it makes its way either into the weekly editorial meeting or to the judges who now meet every three weeks. When I was on the Board the books that were candidates for selection and read by all of the judges were called "A" books. Any judge who liked a book could make that book an
The Missouri Review – University of Missouri
Published: Oct 5, 1984
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