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Marysue Rucci to Deliver New Canaan Library’s 2019 Conversations with Business Leaders Lecture “Publishing Insights from an Industry Leader”
June 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
New Canaan Library’s annual Conversations with Business Leaders lecture hosts some of the business world’s most successful, knowledgeable and dynamic individuals. The tradition continues with this year’s guest speaker, Marysue Rucci, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Simon & Schuster. The lecture will be held on Sunday, June 9 at 4 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room. Please register online at newcanaanlibrary.org.
Join Ms. Rucci as she discusses her career trajectory, from discovering and cultivating new writers to the business of acquiring, editing, publishing, and selling books. She will explore and explain the magic behind bestsellers; rumors of the industry’s demise; and the wisdom gained working with a vast array of remarkable writers and personalities across the years, including Nelson DeMille, Mary Higgins Clark, Alice Hoffman, Shonda Rhimes, Hunter S. Thompson, and Betty White.