About Lisa DiMona

Lisa joined Writers House in 2013 after twenty years running her own agency and book development company, where she represented internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors from Reid Hoffman and Seth Godin to Josh Kaufman and Ramit Sethi.

At Writers House, she specializes in nonfiction and business books. She is also actively seeking strong narrative and/or memoir in which we learn about remarkable individuals or aspects of history, science, technology, culture or art.

She represents select practical nonfiction, advice and how-to titles, notably in business, entrepreneurship, creativity, productivity and leadership.

Lisa loves working with authors who are on a mission, authors who have irresistible ideas and stories.

For information on submissions or to contact Lisa, see www.writershouse.com

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Select and Recently Published Books


Atomic Habits by James Clear

A New York Times Bestseller

“James Clear has spent years honing the art and studying the science of habits. This engaging, hands-on book is the guide you need to break bad routines and make good ones.”
—Adam Grant, New York Times best-selling author of OriginalsGive and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg


Midnight in Broad Daylight by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

“As riveting and moving as any book ever written about World War II, made all the more compelling by alternating American and Japanese perspectives.”—Seattle Times


I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Second Edition by Ramit Sethi

A New York Times Bestseller

“Smart, bold, and practical. I Will Teach You to Be Rich is packed with tips that actually work. This is a great guide to money management for twentysomethings—and everybody else.” —J. D. Roth, Editor, GetRichSlowly.org


Wine Folly by Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack

A James Beard Award Winner

“The best introductory book on wine to come along in years. In a word, Wine Folly is awesome.”—The Washington Post


The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller

“Julie Zhuo had to learn to be a manager fast, as her role kept expanding in the hyper-growth environment of a successful Silicon Valley start-up. In The Making of a Manager, she shares what she learned—often, the hard way. She combines cutting-edge analysis of how organizations work with engaging and accessible examples of how theory plays out in real life, with stories of what she did right and wrong.”—Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project


No Hard Feelings by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy

Next Big Idea Book Club Selection—chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Dan Pink and Adam Grant as “one of two most groundbreaking nonfiction reads of the season!”

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller

“A must-read that topples the idea that emotions don’t belong in the workplace, No Hard Feelings offers a path towards a future I want to work in: an emotionally expressive, yet respectful (and high-performing!) workplace.”—Susan Cain, author of Quiet