Sean McDonald is leaving Riverhead Books for Farrar, Straus & Giroux, reports The Awl.
Big, quiet, slightly rough-hewn Sean McDonald, the senior editor and online creative director of Riverhead Books, has become the Zen master of the publishing world. He inspires utter confidence among his peers, exuding a kind of quintessential American self-assurance, understated and direct, large-scale but devoid of grandiosity.
McDonald replaces Lorin Stein, who recently left FSG for The Paris Review.
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