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“You only have to find one editor who shares your vision”: A Conversation with Jonathan Lee, Editor in Chief of Catapult Books

“The goal isn’t to please the whole world.”

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How many words did he write in this book? Eighty thousand? That’s huge! Congrats!

Nicole Chung is the author of the national bestseller All You Can Ever Know  and Catapult’s digital editorial director. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, The Guardian, and TIME, among others. Find her on Twitter: @nicolesjchung