Deborah Brody is VP and Publisher of HMH’s adult trade group. Prior to that she was editor-in-chief of nonfiction and joined HMH in 2016 as editorial director of the lifestyle and culinary publishing program. Her early successes at the company include The RBG Workout and Instant Pot Miracle, the first book in a bestselling, multi-million dollar cookbook franchise. She has overseen the publishing program for many of HMH’s most successful bestsellers including: Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything series, The Whole30 and Whole30 endorsed books, and lifestyle titles by Martha Stewart including The Martha Manual. Under her leadership HMH acquired the recent New York Times bestsellers Make Change, Last Book on the Left, The 99% Invisible Guide to the City, Impeach, and Antoni in the Kitchen, and forthcoming books by former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, former presidential advisor Fiona Hill, social psychologist Amy Cuddy, Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb, country singer Trisha Yearwood among many others. Prior to joining HMH Brody held editorial positions at William Morrow/HarperCollins, Harlequin Books (where she launched a successful nonfiction imprint), McGraw-Hill, Henry Holt, and Penguin/Dutton.