The Bookopticon Breaks Down Publishing Incest


What does Jonathan Safran Foer have to do with cocaine? Well, probably not much, but his wife (and fellow author) Nicole Krauss is repped by William Morris agent Bill Clegg, whose forthcoming memoir Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man is about a particularly nasty crack habit. Vanity Fair‘s Claire Howorth, in her insidery yet engrossing infographic which explores how “ten potential best-sellers coming out this spring and summer fit into the [publishing industry] firmament,” relates that theme back to the Saturday Night Live crew associated with Simon Rich, whose first book Elliot Allagash comes out May 25. Got all that? Peep all the interconnectedness after the jump.

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