CHRISTOPHER COOK SELECTED FOR BARNES & NOBLE’S
PRESTIGIOUS “DISCOVER GREAT NEW WRITERS” PROGRAM
Author of Robbers Among Twenty New Writers in Discover’s Winter Program
NEW YORK, NY – (February 15, 2001) – Barnes & Noble, Inc., the nation’s largest bookseller, announced that Christopher Cook, author of Robbers (Carroll & Graf), has been selected for inclusion in the “Discover Great New Writers” winter program. Mr. Cook’s new book will enjoy a prominent position and signage in almost 560 Barnes & Noble bookstores across the country and receive an individual review in the program’s seasonal brochure.
In addition, Robbers will be under consideration for the “Discover Great New Writers Award,” which includes a $10,000 cash prize and nearly $100,000 in marketing and advertising support for the winner’s book.
“In a market more crowded than Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the Barnes & Noble Discover Program has put me and my book up on a big marquee in bright lights,” Mr. Cook said. “Not even the editors who first turned down my manuscript could miss it.”