Ep 28: Hachette CEO On The Real Deal Behind Publishing

Michael Pietsch is the CEO of Hachette Book Group which comprises eight publishing divisions. In a career spanning forty years, Michael has edited or published books by acclaimed writers including J.K. Rowling, James Patterson, Stephenie Meyer, and Keith Richards, just to name a few.

The Harvard alum joins Just the Right Book to give us the real deal behind book publishing. Pietsch discusses his career as a publisher, his love of music, the book that changed his life and gives us the scoop on how to get a book published.

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Books in this episode:

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Lucky by Alice Sebold

Life by Keith Richards

Prufrock: And other Observations by T.S. Eliot



1 Comment

  • Lisa Berman Posted June 2, 2017 3:07 am

    Loved this episode and was fascinating to learn about the book publishing process. There is a comedy on a Hulu called Younger. The main character works in a book publishing company .

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