Friday, February 11, 2011

"The most famous doctor in the world" and his co-author seek publisher

From Heimlich's Latest Maneuvers by Mary Mihaly, Health Monitor, December 2009/January 2010:
Dr. “Hank” Heimlich may be the most famous doctor in the world, but in this diner, he’s just the tall, lanky fellow who comes in almost every week for eggs and grits...Inevitably, talk turns to his “latest maneuver” - his upcoming autobiography, Heimlich’s Maneuvers, to be published shortly by Bartleby Press.
Among other highlights, the book recounts how, in 1953, Dr. Heimlich launched his career by creating a surgical procedure for replacing the esophagus....
But according to this screen shot taken today at the website of Andrea M. Sattinger, the book's co-author, it appears the book's been re-titled and that the Bartleby Press deal fell down:

Prospective publishers may wish to do some fact checking before going to print. For example....