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Steve Wasserman

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Steve Wasserman

Steve Wasserman, former editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review, served as editorial director of Times Books and publisher of Hill & Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. He is a past partner of the Kneerim & Williams Literary Agency and is currently editor at large for Yale University Press.


News and Features

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

A new history of the party is too close to its subject, and misses the human drama.

How in 1960s Berkeley the state waged a two-front war to stamp out opponents, real and imagined, to its rule.

Amazon got big fast, hastening the arrival of digital publishing. But how big is too big?