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The Perks of Being a HarperCollins Editor

Ever since Harper SVP and Executive Editor David Hirshey scored his first competitive goal at the age of six, he has dreamed of winning a gold medal for soccer in the Olympics.

Last Friday at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, his moment finally arrived. Sort of. As a reward for accompanying his author Hope Solo on a publicity blitz for Solo: A Memoir of Hope, David got to wear the U.S. national team goalkeeper’s precious bauble.

Was it all he fantasized about?

"Actually it’s heavier than I’d imagined," David said. "And I’m a guy who normally wears a lot of bling." As for Hope Solo’s memoir, it too had a golden week, debuting this coming Sunday at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list.

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    Have got up close and personal with Golden Globe statue once…
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    The gold medal suits you, David. I wish we got medals for achievements, because I’m pretty sure not having to crash any...
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