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About Stephen Barbara

Stephen Barbara is a literary agent with InkWell Management in Manhattan.

What Can Data Tell Us?: An Agent’s Thoughts on the 2015 Nielsen Children’s Book Summit

A few years ago, while on a trip to Paris, I met the great sports writer Simon Kuper for coffee. The author of the revolutionary book Soccernomics, a kind of Moneyball for soccer, Kuper and his co-author Stefan Szymanski had been using data analysis to skewer the decision-making of big soccer clubs in novel ways, […]