icon caret-left icon caret-right instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads question-circle facebook circle twitter circle linkedin circle instagram circle goodreads circle pinterest circle

Line Editing and Copyediting

Selected New York Times and National Best Sellers, Award Winners, and Critically Acclaimed

Copyediting unless otherwise indicated. These were all works for hire; I make no claims to authorship. 


Memoirs and Biography


Sebastian Junger, In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife, S&S, 2024.

Rex Chapman, with Seth Davis, It's Hard for Me to Live with Me: A Memoir, S&S, 2024. NYT Best Seller.

Rob Henderson, Troubled: A Memoir of Foster Care, Family, and Social Class, S&S/Gallery, 2024. National Best Seller.

Stuart A. Reid, The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of CIA and a Cold War Assassination Plot, Knopf, 2023. (Cold read and review of notes.)

Richard Marx, Stories to Tell: A Memoir, S&S, 2021. National Best Seller.

Elaine Showalter, The Civil Wars of Julie Ward Howe, S&S, 2016. The Economist's Best Book of 2016.

Cookie Johnson, with Denene Miller, Believing in Magic, S&S/Howard, 2016. NYT Best Seller.

Carole Bayer Sager, They're Playing Our Song: A Memoir, S&S, 2016. NYT Best Seller.

Felicia Day, You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir, S&S/Gallery, 2015. NYT Best Seller.

Lynn Sherr, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space, S&S, 2014. NYT Best Seller.

Dominque Moceanu, with Teri Williams, Off Balance: A Memoir, S&S/Touchstone, 2012, NYT Best  Seller.

Jaycee Duggard, A Stolen Life, S&S, 2011. NYT Best Seller.

Shania Twain, From This Moment On, S&S/Atria, 2011. NYT Best Seller. (Line edit under acquiring editor's direction, with Philip Bashe.)

Rick Springfield, Late, Late at Night: A Memoir, S&S/Touchstone, 2011. NYT Best Seller.

Portia de Rossi, Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain, S&S/Atria, 2010. NYT Best Seller.

Apolo Ohno, with Alan Abrahamson, Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday, S&S/Atria, 2010. NYT Best Seller.

Sheila Weller, Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon and the Journey of a Generation, S&S/Atria, 2008. NYT Best Seller.

Daniel Tammet, Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant, S&S/Free Press, 2007. NYT Best Seller.

James R. Hansen, First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong, S&S, 2005. NYT Best Seller.





Higginbotham, Challenger: A True Story of Heroism and Disaster at the Edge of Space, S&S/Avid Reader, 2024. NYT Best Seller. Cold read and review of notes.

Emmuel Acho and Noa Tishby, Uncomfortable Conversations with a Jew, 2024, S&S/Simon Element, 2024.

Jonathan Turley, The Indispensable Right: Freedom of Speech in an Age of Rage, S&S, 2024.

Jimmy Soni, The Founders: The Story of PayPal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley, S&S, 2022. NYT Best Seller.

Tom Dyja, New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation, S&S, 2021. NYT Book Review: 100 Notable Books of 2021.

Gillian Tett, Fool's Gold: The Inside Story of J. P. Morgan and How Wall Street Greed Corrupted Its Bold Dream and Created Financial Catastrophe, S&S/Free Press, 2009. NYT and Wall Street Journal best seller.

Stacy O'Brien, Wesley: The Story of a Remarkable Owl, S&S/Free Press, 2008, NYT and Los Angeles Times Best Seller.