The elevator doors slide open on the fifth floor of 222 Berkeley St. in the Back Bay. As you enter the headquarters of the storied Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, home to classics like “Walden” and “Animal Farm,” a cheerful young woman pops out from behind a desk.
Creative job titles are the new norm
You've reached the limit of 10 free articles a month
Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.
- High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
- Convenient access across all of your devices
- Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
- Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
- Less than $1 a week