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Publishing executive

Barry Lippman, American publisher. Named Public Person of Year, Literary Marketplace, 1994; recipient Medal of Honor, Mayor of Jerusalem, 1991. Member executive committee general books division Association American Publications, 1990-1993; sponsor, partner High School for Leadership and Training, New York City, since 1997.

Background

Lippman, Barry was born on September 9, 1949 in New York City. Son of Mark and Edythe Lippman.

Education

Bachelor in Liberal Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1971. Master of Fine Arts in Writing, University Montana, 1973.

Career

Editorial assistant, New American Library., New York City, 1973-1974; editor, New American Library., New York City, 1974-1978; senior editor, Doubleday & Company. New York City, 1978-1981; general manager paperbacks, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1981-1983; vice president, public, Collier Books, Macmillan Public Company. New York City, 1983-1985; vice president, public, Macmillan & Collier Books, New York City, 1985-1987; president, public adult trade amd trade sales division, Macmillan Public Company.

New York City, 1988-1993; acting president, Macmillan Public Company. New York City, since 1993. Chairman, Board Of Directors Keter Puub.

Company, Israel, 1989-1992.

Membership

Member executive committee general books division Association American Publications, 1990-1993. Sponsor, partner High School for Leadership and Training, New York City, since 1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, biking.

Connections

Married Vivian V. Eyre, October 4, 1996.

father:
M. Lippman

mother:
E. Lippman

spouse:
Vivian V. Eyre