Agent Albert Zuckerman to Retire

The legendary literary agent, whose clients included a range of bestselling authors like Michael Lewis and Stephen Hawking, is stepping down from his role at Writers House. In doing so, he is closing the book on a nearly 50-year career in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ReedPop Cancels BookExpo, ‘Retiring’ the Trade Show and BookCon

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