Arthur Levine, Who Brought Harry Potter to the US, to Set Up Indie Publisher

Arthur Levine, Who Brought Harry Potter to the US, to Set Up Indie Publisher

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Say it ain’t so! Arthur Levine, of Harry Potter and His Dark Materials fame, is leaving Scholastic? Arthur A. Levine, the man who brought Harry Potter to the US of A, an early champion of Phillip Pullman’s fantastic first His Dark Material novel The Golden Compass, the dude who Benzinga claims has an imprint backlist “which has produced more than three hundred works of hardcover literary fiction, picture books, and nonfiction for children and teenagers”, my main man, is now leaving Scholastic.     But he told Publishers Weekly this:   “I’ve had a wonderful run at Scholastic and will greatly miss working here. There are …