Rick Horgan Vice President, Executive Editor Scribner

About the Editor

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Rick Horgan has held senior positions at numerous publishing companies. More than 100 of his titles have been national bestsellers. In addition, his books have won the Pulitzer Prize, the Pen Literary Award, the Edgar, and the National Jewish Book Award, among others. Rick is interested in acquiring “big idea” books, biography, history, politics, current events, business, smart pop culture, sports, adventure narratives, science, psychology, and popular philosophy. Previous authors have included Bill Gates, Condoleezza Rice, Daniel H. Pink, Maria Shriver, Jay Leno, Pete Sampras, Tom Reiss, Henry Louis Gates, David Baldacci, Kathy Reichs, and Ben Mezrich. Recent international bestsellers include Grit by Angela Duckworth, When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann, and Red Roulette by Desmond Shum.  Other bestsellers have included The Operator, by Robert O’Neill, the Navy SEAL who eliminated Osama Bin Laden; Winning by Tim Grover, performance coach for Michael Jordan; and The Impossible First, by Colin O’Brady, the world record-setting explorer.


Featured Titles

The Operator
The Impossible First
When Time Stopped
Last Updated: February 28, 2024