From celebrated memoirs and narrative nonfiction to bestselling novels, acclaimed graphic works and story collections, the 5E editors have worked on a wide range of popular and prize-winning books. Here's a small selection of projects:

JANE's Selected projects

Interests include narrative nonfiction, memoir, Judaica, psychology, self-help if it's voice-driven.
The Memory Palace by Mira Bartok (Free Press, 2011)
My Latest Grievance by Elinor Lipman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006)
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children by Wendy Mogel (Scribner, 2001)
Lucky by Alice Sebold (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999)
Surrender, Dorothy by Meg Wolitzer (Scribner, 1999)

LESLIE's selected projects

Interests include memoir, historical fiction, humor.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (Hachette Books 2003)
Finding Me by Michelle Knight (Weinstein Books 2014)
Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell (Grand Central Publishing 2015)
The House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine Howe (Hachette Books 2013)
Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox (Hachette, 2003) 


Interests include literary & historical fiction, magic realism, mysteries.
Green on Blue by Elliot Ackerman (Scribner, 2015) 
Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen (Modern Library, 2008) 
2 a.m. at the Cat's Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino (Crown, 2014) 
Haunting Paris by Mamta Chaudhry (Nan Talese/Doubleday, 2019) 
Montana by Gwen Florio (Permanent Press, 2013)  


Interests include literary and crime fiction; memoir and autobiography; popular culture; and public affairs.
Making Masterpiece: 25 Years behind the Scenes at Masterpiece and Mystery on PBS by Rebecca Eaton (Viking 2013) 
It Is Well With My Soul: The Extraordinary Life of a 106-Year Old Woman by Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson (Penguin 2010) 
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz (Rodale 2009)  
Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones (Doubleday, 2001)
Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke (Hyperion, 1996)


Interests include fiction/nonfiction graphic novels & illustrated works, memoir, social history.
Imitation Game by Jim Ottoviani & Leland Purvis (Abrams 2016) 
Avatar: The Last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang & Gurihiru (Dark Horse 2015) 
Battle Lines by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm & Ari Kelman (Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014) 
Cairo by G. Willow Wilson & MK Perker (DC/Vertigo 2007) 


Interests include international fiction, historical fiction, travel narrative, and cultural history.
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (Knopf 2008)
Angelology by Danielle Trussoni (Viking 2010)
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry (Viking 2012)
The Keillor Reader by Garrison Keillor (Viking 2014)