Ben Adams will join PublicAffairs as senior editor on September 24. Previously he was a senior editor at Bloomsbury.
At Holt, Jason Liebman has been promoted to associate director of online marketing.
Tal Goretsky will join Scribner as art director on September 17. He was most recently senior designer at Penguin Press.
Mike Underwood has joined Angry Robot as sales and marketing manager. He was most recently at Wybel Marketing Group, representing publishers such as Dark Horse Comics, Night Shade Books, Felony & Mayhem Press, and more to trade and wholesale accounts across the Midwest.
Tamra Tuller has joined Chronicle Books as editor in the children's department. Previously she was an editor at Philomel.
Grand Central has announced an October 22 publication date for former Goldman Sachs vp Greg Smith's WHY I LEFT GOLDMAN SACHS, based on the March 14 New York Times op-ed that doubled as his resignation from the company. (The deal was first reported on March 30.) The NYT reports the publisher plans a "robust print run" of 150,000 copies in hardcover and expects sizable sales in ebook format as well.
After a security breach lead to early ticket selling of JK Rowling's October 16 event for THE CASUAL VACANCY, Lincoln Center announced that all early ticket sales would be honored and the venue would be moved from Jazz at Lincoln Center to the David Koch Theater. "Although neither Little, Brown and Company nor J.K. Rowling are responsible for this situation they were keen to make sure that no person who legitimately bought a ticket was left disappointed, are delighted this matter has been resolved in this way and apologize for any confusion that may have been caused in the meantime. Jazz at Lincoln Center apologizes too for any inconvenience and looks forward to welcoming everyone to the David H. Koch Theater on October 16." The event remains sold out.