Donna Leon Returns to the US
Robin K. Blum spotted This Publishers Weekly Piece that says the publisher Grove/Atlantic is sponsoring a bookseller and librarian contest to promote its September hardcover release of Leon's Uniform Justice and the simultaneous release of her A Noble Radiance as a Penguin paperback. The lucky winners will fly to Venice, Italy, where Leon's Commissario Guido Brunetti series is set.The contest is open to all full-time (15 hours or more a week) employees of a bookstore or library. Participants must answer three questions: Who is Commissario Brunetti's superior? How many children do Guido and Paola have? What is the last name of the Vice-Questore's secretary? Entries may be sent to Grove/Atlantic Inc., attn: Sales Department, 841 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10003 or via an on-line entry form at www.donnaleon.net or groveatlantic.com. Submissions must be in by September 30.