Peter Osnos, a former vice president of Random House's Adult Trade Books and former publisher of Times Books, will become publisher and chief executive of a new nonfiction publishing company, Public Affairs, it was announced yesterday. The new house will specialize in books by public figures, journalists, historians and social critics.His donation history shows contributions to both Sens. Clinton and Obama, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Gov. Mark Warner's Senatorial campaign, the DSCC, and Rep. Jim Moran. He also made donations to the DNC, Sen. John Kerry, and Gen. Wesley Clark in the 2004 presidential race.
The announcement was made by Mr. Osnos and Frank H. Pearl, chairman of Perseus Capital, an investment company with interests in media companies, which is to finance the new venture.
(h/t Mark Levin)
UPDATE: It appears that the publishing company is also owned by George Soros. I'm shocked, shocked I tell you!