Student, University Brussels, 1938-1940; Bachelor of Arts, New School for Social Research, 1948.
With, H. Bittner & Company (Publications), New York City, 1947-1949; with, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City, 1949-1952; director college department, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City, 1960-1964; director college department, Random House, New York City, 1952-1964; public, Atherton Press, New York City, 1964-1967; president, Atherton Press, Inc., New York City, 1967-1970; vice president, Aldine-Atherton, Inc., New York City, Chicago, 1971-1972; president, Lieber-Atherton, Inc., New York City, since 1972; general manager, Hebrew Public Company, 1980-1985; president, Hebrew Public Company, since 1985; president, Lieber Publs., Inc., New York City, since 1981.
Chairman West Side Jewish Community Council, Manhattan, 1978-1982, member-at-large, since 1974. Executive board Jewish Reconstrn. Foundation, 1978-1983, vice chairman, 1979-1980, chairman, 1980-1983, national board directors, 1983-1992.
Trustee St. Ann's School, 1983-1989, Society for Advancement Judaism, 1974-1990, treasurer, 1976-1979, co-chairman, 1979-1981. Board directors Hebrew Arts School, 1974-1982, Federation Reconstructionist Congregations, 1983-1991. Board directors, treasurer Close Encounters with Music, Inc., since 1996.
Founding member Lenox Hill Club, 1957. Board director Millay Colony For the Arts, 2002^. Vice president board trustees Synagogue at Malden Bridge, 1999^.
Served to lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946, China. Member College Publications Group (chairman 1965-1966), Association Jewish Book Publications (president 1988-1990).
Married Miriam Levin, July 17, 1960. Children: John Nathan, James Edmund, George Theodore, Anne Gabrielle.