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From the Editors @ Kensington Books: Jeremie Ruby-Strauss

The editor hopes his new imprint will bring young men back into the bookstore

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - January 17, 2006

Name: Jeremie Ruby-Strauss
Age: 34
Title: Senior Editor
How long have you been at Kensington? Three years
How long have you been in publishing? Ten years

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?

Ruby-Strauss: The best answer to that question I ever heard was Linda Cunningham's: "Books that sell." I do have personal weaknesses for edgy books, young male interest, pop culture, celebrity books, and things that are "cool" in the sense that I can brag about them ...

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