Amy Einhorn Profiled

Penguin editor Amy Einhorn’s “unique ability to pinpoint the kinds of books that thousands of people want to read” is celebrated in a New York Observer profile.

Proof that her ability is unique — she was the only editor to spot the potential of Kathryn Stockett’s The Help, after it had already been rejected by 60 others. She’s had a few near-misses; she initially rejected The Postmistress, but later decided that it could work with some serious editing.

Einhorn’s big spring title is the debut, A Good American by Alex George (2/7/11; also Penguin Audio and Thorndike large print), which has been a hit among GalleyChat regulars.

If you are going to ALA Midwinter, there are several opportunities to meet the author and nab a copy of an ARC (click here for more information). UPDATE: It’s also available as an eARC on Edelweiss.

2 Responses to “Amy Einhorn Profiled”

  1. maura Says:

    Any idea if this will be available on NetGalley? Not going to make it to ALA! (sadface!)

  2. Nora Rawlinson Says:

    Hi Maura — good thinking. I see it’s available as an eARC on Edelweiss. http://bit.ly/z8gnFC

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