Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Yale College, 1964.
Assistant editor, Abelard Schuman, New York City, 1966-1967; editor-senior editor, William Morrow & Company. New York City, 1967-1980; editorial director, senior vice president, public Quill trade paperbacks, William Morrow & Company. New York City, 1980-1985; senior vice president, William Morrow & Company, 1985-1991; public, editor-in-chief, William Morrow & Company, 1988-1991; public, editor-in-chief, Beech Tree Books, 1985-1987.
(Working through the anguish of her beloved brother's suic...)
Member Phi Beta Kappa M C.
Married Patricia Lawrence Straus, August 15, 1964 (divorced). Children: Sara Cass; married Denise Evelyn Tillar, July 20, 1983. Children: Jacob Dean, Benjamin Nicholas.