Trouble in Carver Country January 27, 2012 – Tags: ,

cover of the Arcade edition

Tess Gallagher, the widow of short story master Raymond Carver, is suing Skyhorse Publishing over the book Carver Country: The World of Raymond Carver.

The copyright suit alleges that the book contains unauthorized use of excerpts and photos. The book, originally published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in hardback in 1990, was released in a  a paperback edition by Arcade in 1994 . Skyhorse Publishing acquired Arcade last year.

 cover of the Scribner’s edition

More at Publisher’s Weekly including mention that according to Bookscan, the book has sold only 26 copies lifetime. Is that possible?

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