Regularly heard ‘round Publicity Row—that
corner of the Flatiron Building populated by suitcase-towing, caffeine-powered
elves—is the exclamation, “I haven’t seen you in weeks!” It’s no overstatement.
Spring and fall are peak seasons for book tours, meaning that publicists are
sprinkled all over the map—hoisting up banners, flapping covers, asking guests
how to spell their names (“is it Kristen with an ‘i’ or an e’?”), passing ...