Jofie Ferrari-Adler, Executive Editor
Jofie Ferrari-Adler joined Simon & Schuster in 2010 after holding similar positions at Grove Atlantic, Viking Penguin, and the independent publisher Four Walls Eight Windows, and before that working as a bookseller. He acquires both fiction and narrative nonfiction, with an emphasis on politics, current affairs, American history, sports, music, and a range of narrative journalism. In recent years he has edited the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck, Principles by Ray Dalio, The Heart of Everything That Is by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, The TB12 Method by Tom Brady, and Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. Other books he has edited include novels such as Karl Marlantes’s Matterhorn, Ian Caldwell’s The Fifth Gospel, and Joe McGinniss Jr.’s Carousel Court; narrative nonfiction such as Susan Orlean’s The Library Book and Rin Tin Tin, Garrett M. Graff’s Raven Rock, John Sedgwick’s Blood Moon, and Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic’s Indianapolis; cultural history such as Bruce Handy’s Wild Things, Boris Kachka’s Hothouse, and David Shields and Shane Salerno’s Salinger; practical nonfiction such as Bob Roth’s Strength in Stillness and Bob Rotella’s How Champions Think; music books such as Bob Dylan’s The Lyrics, Robert Hilburn’s Paul Simon, Tyler Conroy’s Taylor Swift, and Pearl Jam’s Pearl Jam Twenty; and sports books such as Michael Bamberger’s Men in Green, Peter Sagal’s The Incomplete Book of Running, Ed Caesar’s Two Hours, and Monte Burke’s Saban. Jofie also works with the Folger Shakespeare Library, New York magazine, and the estates of Ray Bradbury, Joseph Heller, and Hunter S. Thompson. Forthcoming are books by Jack Antonoff, Marie Brenner, Rinker Buck, Ian Caldwell, Ray Dalio, Emily Gould, Garrett Graff, Farhad Manjoo, Susan Orlean, Joe Posnanski, Peter Sagal, John Sedgwick, Martin Cruz Smith, Lisa Taddeo, and Lynn Vincent. Born and raised in a small town near Pittsburgh, Jofie is a member of the AAP’s International Freedom to Publish Committee, a contributing editor to Poets & Writers magazine, and a former golf professional.