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Lisa Drew
Vice President & Publisher
Scribner/A Lisa Drew Book

Lisa Drew has been in publishing for 37 years. She began her career at Doubleday in l96l as a secretary and rose through the ranks to become executive editor and co-editorial director of the General Books Group. In l984, she was named vice president and senior editor of William Morrow and Company, where she remained for eight years before launching her own imprint at Scribner in January l993. Lisa Drew Books publishes a list comprising primarily non-fiction titles, many related to politics and the arts.

"Lisa doesn't just edit your copy; she holds your hand throughout," says Ann Blackman, author of Seasons of Her Life, the most recent addition to Ms. Drew´s distinguished list of books by and about public figures. "She massages her writers' fragile egos as well as their copy."

Other Books Edited By Lisa Drew :

  • The Supreme Court by William H. Rehnquist
  • Grand Inquests by William. H. Rehnquist
  • In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman
  • Roots by Alex Haley
  • Barbara Bush: A Memoir by Barbara Bush
  • Pope John Paul, II by Tad Szulc
  • Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life by Herbert Block
  • James Earl Jones: Voices and Silences by James Earl Jones
  • Our Times by Mark Sullivan edited and abridged by Dan Rather
  • War Without Bloodshed by Eleanor Clift and Tom Brazaitis
  • Above the Law by David Burnham
  • The Accidental Activist by Candace Gingrich with Chris Bull
  • Red, White, and Oh So Blue by Mary Kay Blakely
  • Jimmy Carter by Peter Bourne
  • Murder at San Simeon by Patricia Hearst and Cordelia Biddle
  • Mindhunter and Journey Into Darkness by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
  • George Bush: The Life of a Lone Star Yankee by Herbert Parmet
  • Re-righting Feminism by Elinor Burkett

Signed and To Be Published:

  • Front Row at the White House: My Life and Times by Helen Thomas
  • Lady Bird Johnson by Jan Jarboe
  • George Bush: A Life in Letters by George Bush
  • Madame President by Eleanor Clift and Tom Brazaitis


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