Notable Books and Bestsellers

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the PresidencyLincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Now a New York Times Bestseller

"Makes you feel as if you are watching a live camera riveted on a courtroom more than 150 years ago."

HangmanHangman Hangman by Jack Heath

An International Bestseller

"Two well-chewed thumbs up."

The Innocent WifeThe Innocent Wife The Innocent Wife by Amy Lloyd

An International Bestseller

Winner of the Daily Mail First Novel Competition

Winner of the Prix VSD RTL 2018

"You can hear the ominous music from the first line onward—this is a fantastic thriller."

African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, A Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal JapanAfrican Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, A Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, A Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Upcoming History Title

"The time has come for history to embrace the amazing story of Yasuke. African Samurai underscores what can only be defined as global blackness. … There is much to learn about the wonder of his life. His story is a sharp blade cutting into invisibility."

The Emperor of ShoesThe Emperor of Shoes The Emperor of Shoes by Spencer Wise

A Library Journal Best Debut of Summer 2018

"Evocative…The Emperor of Shoes underscores the extent to which the promise of economic opportunity still moves people across great distances on our planet…Wise [has] written a novel of our times…"

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Editorial Team

Peter Joseph

Peter Joseph, Editorial Director

Prior to launching Hanover Square Press, Peter worked at Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, most recently as Executive Editor, where he acquired and edited hardcover fiction and nonfiction for the Thomas Dunne Books imprint, as well as crime fiction for Minotaur Books and paperbacks for St. Martin’s Griffin and Macmillan’s Picador imprints. Over the years he has worked on books by such bestselling and award-winning authors as Peter Ackroyd, Richard A. Clarke, Dario Fo, Greg Graffin, Barbara Leaming, Robert Littell, Henry Marsh, Lisa Rogak, William Shatner, Wilbur Smith, Senator Robert C. Byrd, Senator Arlen Specter, and Senator Bernie Sanders.

John Glynn

John Glynn, Editor

John Glynn joined Hanover Square Press in 2017. Previously he worked at Scribner as an Associate Editor where he acquired and edited a diverse list of titles ranging from up-market commercial and literary fiction to narrative nonfiction, memoir, science, journalism, pop culture, and true crime. He has worked on numerous New York Times bestsellers including Murder in the Bayou, Shoe Dog, A Life in Parts, The Opposite of Loneliness, Working Stiff, The Promise of a Pencil, and ASAPScience, as well Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King and Matthew Sullivan's Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, a Barnes and Noble "Discover" pick. His authors have included National Book-Award winner Charles Johnson, baseball writer Bill James, Grammy nominated DJ A-Trak, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated screenwriter John Pielmeier and comedians Megan Amram and Isaac Oliver. His memoir Out East is forthcoming from Grand Central in May 2019.

Natalie Hallak

Natalie Hallak, Assistant Editor

Natalie Hallak is an Assistant Editor at Hanover Square Press and Park Row Books, where she supports the editorial directors on a broad range of commercial/literary fiction and nonfiction. In the past, she’s worked on books by bestselling authors such as Pam Jenoff, Mary Kubica, Kimberly Belle, and Jason Mott. Prior to joining Harlequin, Natalie developed her editorial skills at Touchstone, Putnam, and Writers House Literary Agency.