By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The legend of Sterling Lord dates back to 1952, when he was just getting started as a literary agent. Into his basement-level office on Park Avenue walked a young man wearing "a light weather-resistant jacket with a lightweight checkered shirt underneath.
Self-published star Colleen Hoover has signed with Atria Books for her latest best seller, "Hopeless."
"This is a guy who has been around a very long time, through many iterations of our business, which is constantly changing, and has survived," says Dystel, whose agency's clients range from Starbucks CEO Howard Schulz to best-selling crime writer John Locke. "He does it with real determination and skill, in a very low-key style, but determined."