Who’s Answering the Phone?

Results of phone calls to offices of publishing executives as of 4 p.m. on Friday, August 12:

Daniel Menaker, executive editor-in-chief, Random House: no answer

Bill Thomas, editor-in-chief, Doubleday-Broadway Publishing Group: no answer (voice mail indicated he’s on vacation until August 29th)

David Hirshey, executive editor, HarperCollins: no answer

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief, Knopf: no answer

Nan A. Talese, publisher, Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: no answer

Morgan Entrekin, president, Grove/Atlantic: no answer

Happy weekend, publishing industry! Tune in next Friday, when the survey will move one hour earlier.

–Sheelah Kolhatkar

Who’s Answering the Phone?