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Steve Sohmer (born Savannah, GA 1941) is a Shakespearean scholar, author of scholarly books and fiction, television screenwriter, and former network television and motion picture studio senior executive.

In 1964, Steve began his career as a copywriter at The Bureau of Advertising of the American Newspaper Publishers Association. In 1966, his first novel, "The Way It Was" was published by Robert Gottlieb of Simon&Schuster. The book received rave notices, and was chosen by The New York Times as one of the twenty best novels of the year. In 1967 Steve was named Creative Director of the Bureau circa 1998.

In 1972, Steve left the Bureau to establish his own media promotion firm in partnership with The Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company. For the next five years the New York based company created elaborate slide and film sales presentations for media clients including CBS Television, Newsweek, Vogue, Penthouse, Conde Nast Magazines, The Washington Post, The Dallas Times Herald, The Detroit Free Press, Knight-Ridder Newspapers, The Houston Post, ABC Radio, the Radio Bureau of Advertising and the National Endowment for the Arts.

In 1977, Steve was named Vice President, Marketing and Promotion, of the CBS Television Network. He followed the great Lou Dorfsman in this capacity. Steve supervised the marketing of CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports. By imposing professional advertising practices on his department, Steve led a renaissance in television marketing among the major networks. Steve's promotion launched Dallas, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Incredible Hulk, Alice, and other long-running hits. His movie marketing skills drove viewers to Skokie, Playing for Time, and Fallen Angel. In his five years at CBS Steve helped lead that network from second place to a dominant number one in the ratings.

Sohmer was President and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Pictures and an Executive Vice President at NBC. He wrote the screenplay for the television movie Tom Clancy's OP Center (1995) and created the series highly honored drama series Twice in a Lifetime for PAX TV (1999).

Sohmer was married to soap opera star Deidre Hall for 15 years, though they later divorced.
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Total Books: 18
Reading Shakespeare's Mind
2017 - Reading Shakespeare's Mind (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781526113276
ISBN-10: 1526113279
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Shakespeare for the Wiser Sort
2008 - Shakespeare for the Wiser Sort (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780719076671
ISBN-10: 0719076676
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Shakespeare's Mystery Play The Opening of the Globe Theatre 1599
1999 - Shakespeare's Mystery Play the Opening of the Globe Theatre 1599 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780719055447
ISBN-10: 071905544X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Shakespeare's Mystery Play  The Opening of the Globe Theatre 1599
1999 - Shakespeare's Mystery Play the Opening of the Globe Theatre 1599 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780719055669
ISBN-10: 0719055660
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Patriots
1991 - Patriots (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679403661
ISBN-10: 0679403663
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Patriots
1991 - Patriots (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780553176902
ISBN-10: 0553176900
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Patriots
1991 - Patriots (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679402077
ISBN-10: 0679402071
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Patriots
1990 - Patriots (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780593017722
ISBN-10: 0593017722
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Favorite Son
1988 - Favorite Son (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780553273106
ISBN-10: 0553273108
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Favorite Son
1988 - Favorite Son (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780553451481
ISBN-10: 0553451480
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Favourite Son
1988 - Favourite Son (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780593015353
ISBN-10: 0593015355
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Favorite Son
1987 - Favorite Son (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780553052053
ISBN-10: 0553052055
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Way It Was
1969 - The Way It Was (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345215994
ISBN-10: 0345215990
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Favourite Son
Favourite Son (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553175370
ISBN-10: 0553175378
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Favourite Son
Favourite Son (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780593013960
ISBN-10: 0593013964
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Patriots
Patriots (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780593017715
ISBN-10: 0593017714
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Der Kandidat
Der Kandidat (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783426192252
ISBN-10: 342619225X
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