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Hothouse : the art of survival and the survival of art at America's most celebrated publishing house, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Author: Boris Kachka
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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An account of the book publisher who is home to more Nobel Prize-winning writers than any other publishing house in the world reveals the era and city that built FSG through the stories of two men--Roger Straus and Robert Giroux.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boris Kachka
ISBN: 9781451691894 1451691890 9781451691917 1451691912
OCLC Number: 830680346
Description: vii, 433 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. A long and beautiful life --
An "our crowd" story --
Furor, stress --
The Golden Boy of publishing --
Protestant, Catholic, Jew --
Not a new look but a nice view --
The new sensibility --
King of the book fair --
Egg-bound --
This classy little yacht --
A fraught summer --
A little less hothouse literary --
The day of the jackal --
Profit and loss --
Chairman --
An embarrassment of riches --
Change.
Responsibility: Boris Kachka.

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An account of the book publisher who is home to more Nobel Prize-winning writers than any other publishing house in the world reveals the era and city that built FSG through the stories of two men--Roger Straus and Robert Giroux.

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