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From the Editors @ Henry Holt: George Hodgman

A veteran editor looks for drama and believes it takes "time and money" to get a book right

- December 27, 2005

Name: George Hodgman
Age: 44
Title: Executive Editor
How long have you been at Henry Holt? Almost five years
How long have you been in publishing? My main stops have included six years at Simon and Schuster, six years at Vanity Fair, and Holt

Mediabistro: What kinds of books to do you work on/are you looking for? Conversely, what kinds of books don't you want to see at all?

Hodgman: I like big characters and—this sounds incredibly pretentious—but things that reflect some human spirit—perseverance, desire, imagination. I like writerly journalists who can render character, detail,...

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