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Simon Acumen: A New Business Imprint Helping Readers Thrive in the Ever-Changing World of Work

BySamantha Jones

Mar 28, 2024
Simon Acumen, a brand new imprint of Simon Element, is now launching.

Simon Element has recently introduced a new business imprint called Simon Acumen. The imprint is led by Richard Rhorer and Stephanie Hitchcock, with Kimberly Meilun joining as an editor from Hachette Book Group’s PublicAffairs imprint. The goal of Simon Acumen is to publish 15-20 books annually, focusing on helping readers navigate the ever-changing world of work.

The imprint will feature books by thought leaders, innovators, academics, journalists, and others who blend theory and practice to offer fresh insights and practical advice for readers pursuing their professional goals. Simon & Schuster’s president and CEO, Jonathan Karp, expressed enthusiasm for the imprint and stated the company’s commitment to being a leader in the business book category.

Simon Acumen’s debut title is Cryptomania by Andrew Chow, a tech reporter for Time. Other upcoming titles include works by authors such as Wharton professor Matthew Bidwell, Pam Manfredo Curtis, John Richardson, Attia Qureshi, Dartmouth professor Gail Ayala Taylor, and Jamie Trull.

Richard Rhorer emphasized that this is an opportune time to launch a business-focused imprint given the rapid technological advancements and cultural shifts influencing the way we work. Readers are seeking guidance to achieve success and purpose in their professional lives, making the launch of Simon Acumen timely and relevant.

By Samantha Jones

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