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Literary agents and editors have a long tradition of meeting over lunch to talk about work.  I always found it to be a lovely perk of the industry to conduct business while dining at one or another of New York¹s fine dining establishments (on the company tab, of course). In this “Lit Lunch” segment of Pub Buzz, I'll take the occasional peek at who's lunching with whom and what they're chatting about.

In an internal memo issued Tuesday, Gina Centrello, president and publisher of the Random House Publishing Group, announced the promotion of Susan Kamil—current senior vice president and editor-in-chief—to the additional position of publisher of the Random House and Dial Press imprints, reporting to Centrello. Centrello had served as publisher of these two imprints while the post remained vacant.

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