Literary publicity, branding, agency


A journal

Midsummer 2

Elizabeth Kolbert's New Yorker review of Denying to the Grave by Drs. Sara and Jack Gorman (Oxford University Press) was accompanied by a powerful Gérard DuBois illustration (above).  It brought to mind other illustrations commissioned in connection with Balaban books and authors:  

Elliot Balaban
Midsummer 1

Through uncommon titles like Betsy Lerner's The Bridge Ladies, publishers such as Liveright, and investors like Peter Thiel, Balaban Media Management is involved in some of today's most consequential literary projects.  Yet the details of our contributions are usually hidden from view.  Proposal: start a BMM journal to provide a discrete peek behind the curtains.

IntroductionElliot Balaban