Books Edited

Books I have made substantial editorial contributions to include:


Room, by Emma Donoghue

2010 Man Booker Prize Finalist

Finalist for The Orange and Commonwealth Prizes

New York Times and international bestseller


Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple

A Best Book of 2012: PeopleEntertainment Weekly,

TIMEAtlantic MonthlyThe Christian Science Monitor

New York Times bestseller

American Dervish, by Ayad Akhtar

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced

Jan. ‘12 Barnes and Noble Discover Pick


To Be Sung Underwater, by Tom McNeal

A Best Book of 2011: USA TodayThe Wall Street Journal,

IndieBound, Seattle TimesBooklist


Being Polite to Hitler, by Robb Forman Dew

National Book Award–winning author of Dale Loves Sophie to Death

Men and Dogs, by Katie Crouch

San Francisco Chronicle Best of 2010

The Brave, by Nicholas Evans

Internationally best-selling author of The Horse Whisperer

New York Times bestseller

The Boy Next Door, by Irene Sabatini

2010 Orange Award for New Writers

Narrative Histories:

Brothers, by George Howe Colt

National Book Award-nominated author of The Big House

Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor, by Tad Friend

2010 Spear’s Book Award for Social History of the Year

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe, by Peter Godwin

A Best Book of 2011: The Economist,

The New YorkerSan Francisco Chronicle


Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes, by Elizabeth Bard

New York Times bestseller

The Horse Boy: A Father’s Quest to Heal His Son, by Rupert Isaacson

New York Times bestseller

Cleaving, by Julie Powell

bestselling author of Julie and Julia


The Terror of Living, by Urban Waite

Esquire Best Books of the Year 2011

Boston Globe Best Crime Novels of 2011


Guilt by Association, by Marcia Clark

Los Angeles Times bestseller

IndieBound bestseller

A Best Book of 2011: Suspense MagazineKirkusLibrary Journal

Hollywood Moon, by Joseph Wambaugh

Mystery Writers of America Grand Master

New York Times bestseller

Other Projects:

Coronado High, by Joshuah Bearman

Writer of the Wired article adapted into the film Argo

Published in GQ and Atavist

Founder of Epic Magazine

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