Janet Silver’s rookie season as a literary agent with Zachary Shuster Harmsworth continues, as the former editor and publisher has sold a book to Doubleday about artificial intelligence and the human mind by 24-year-old Brown grad Brian Christian.
The book will follow Mr. Christian’s efforts to “train” for the 2009 Loebner Read More
If you remember this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, you weren’t there. Felix Gillette, John Koblin, and Choire Sicha flood the zone in D.C..
Janet Silver is moving from Houghton Mifflin to Nan Talese’s imprint at Doubleday. Leon Neyfakh checks in with with Ms. Talese who says, "I called Janet and she sent Read More
On May 1, former Houghton Mifflin publisher Janet Silver starts her new job as an editor at large at Nan Talese’s boutique literary imprint at Doubleday.
Back in January, Ms. Silver and several other editors at Houghton Mifflin were made redundant as part of the company’s merger with Harcourt.
But Ms. Silver Read More
Janet Silver, who lost her position as publisher of Houghton Mifflin’s trade division last month when that company was merged with Harcourt, has landed firmly on her feet, joining Nan Talese’s eponymous imprint at Doubleday as editor-at-large.
At Houghton, Ms. Silver edited books by Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Jonathan Safran Foer, and a Read More
A press release from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt just went out announcing that Becky Saletan, who was previously the publisher of Harcourt Trade, has been appointed vice president and publisher of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adult Trade.
Janet Silver, meanwhile, is out as vice president and publisher of Houghton Mifflin. She’d been with the company for 24 Read More
Janet Silver is out as vice president and publisher of Houghton Mifflin, Media Mob has learned.
The shake-up comes as a result of Houghton Mifflin’s acquisition of Harcourt, which was finalized last month.
More details to come.