Stuart Roberts, Senior Editor
Stuart is acquiring books by cultural tastemakers, artists, political leaders, critics, biographers, and reporters covering current affairs. His first acquisition, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, was an instant New York Times Bestseller. His next book was the #1 New York Times Bestseller Supermarket by Bobby Hall (a.k.a. Logic). In 2020, Stuart published Lana Del Rey’s debut poetry collection, the New York Times Bestseller Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass, as well as Gucci Mane’s second book, The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness, David M. Rubenstein’s New York Times Bestseller How To Lead, and Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir. His forthcoming books include New York Times reporter Joe Coscarelli on Atlanta rap, Wall Street Journal reporter Joshua Mitchell on the student loan debt crisis, and Joshua Hunt on the counterfeit luxury goods black market. Stuart also oversees the Ray Bradbury and Dale Carnegie libraries at S&S. Stuart joined Simon & Schuster in 2014 as partner to Alice Mayhew, working with Bob Woodward, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Doris Kearns Goodwin, President Jimmy Carter, Walter Isaacson and many others. He was raised in Kansas and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course.