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Full Agent Profile: James A. Levine



NAME

James A. Levine

AGENCY
Levine Greenberg Literary Agency, Inc.
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
jlevine@levinegreenberg.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.levinegreenberg.com/



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

Sports | Biography | Politics | Science | Parenting | Drama/Music | Spirituality | Business | Narrative | Psychology | Health & Fitness | Photography | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Particularly interested in prescriptive nonfiction written by experts in their field
    • The majority of his sales are non-fiction books in the areas of sports, finance, business, current events, science (especially neurscience) and narrative non-fiction and he represents a fair number of established journalists-turned-authors
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Passionate about his hobbies: golf, photography, travel, and listening to music of all sorts, especially jazz
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Amherst College with two advanced degrees in English Literature from UC Berkeley, and a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Am I Making Myself Clear?: A Scientist's Guide to Talking to the Public
    Author:   Cornelia Dean
    Genres:   Science
    Publisher:   Harvard University Press; 1 edition (October 30, 2009)
    Highly regarded New York Times science reporter Dean presents a handbook on how to communicate their work to the public for any scientist called upon to talk to a reporter, go on television, lobby legislators or in general answer that age-old question--
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    Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything
    Author:   Kevin Cook
    Genres:   Biography
    Publisher:  
    Cook (Tommy's Honor), a former Sports Illustrated editor, introduces his portrait of the gambling legend, larger-than-life "Titanic" Thompson (1892–1974) as a self-made man from the Ozarks who loved games of chance and had a knack for winning incredible sums of money.
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    The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
    Author:   Dan Ariely
    Genres:   Science | Psychology
    Publisher:   Harper; 1 edition (June 1, 2010)
    In Predictably Irrational (2008), Ariely explored the reasons why human beings frequently put aside common sense and why bad things often happen when they do. Here, in this equally entertaining and clever follow-up, Ariely shows us the other side of the irrationality coin: the beneficial outcomes and pleasant surprises that often arise from irrational behavior.
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    The Numerati
    Author:   Stephen Baker
    Genres:   Science
    Publisher:  
    In this captivating exploration of digital nosiness, business reporter Baker spotlights a new breed of entrepreneurial mathematicians (the numerati) engaged in harnessing the avalanche of private data individuals provide when they use a credit card, donate to a cause, surf the Internet—or even make a phone call—to radically transform, and customize, everyday experiences
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