HOT BLAST: What's with all the books by cable TV news talking heads?
Nov 11, 2013 | 1009 views |  0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Why do we have so many cable-news-host books?

The question by Washington Post's Erik Wemple (I just read a pile of books by cable talk-show hosts — so you don’t have towasn't exactly top of mind. His exploration of the subject is worth a look, however. The best answer: sales and synergy.

“It’s a huge deal,” literary agent Howard Yoon notes via e-mail when asked about the promotional head start of the cable news hosts. “They’re all big bestselling authors . . . because readers see their faces on TV every night.”
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