Patrick Nolan, Vice President and Publisher, Penguin Books

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Patrick Nolan joined the company in 2000 as sales director and is now the book-publishing right hand to Viking, overseeing their paperback reprints and a select list of Penguin trade paperback originals as well as the backlist. As an editor he is interested in a wide variety of literary and commercial nonfiction and fiction. He has published numerous titles by Matt Haig, including The Midnight Library and The Comfort Book; Here We Are by Benjamin Taylor; Twilight Man by Liz Brown; The Night Singer by Johanna Mo; Coming Out to Play by Robbie Rogers; Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie; as well as forthcoming publications from Keyu Jin, Rio Cortez, Farah Karim-Cooper, and Richard Deming.