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Author: Tom Maschler
Publisher: London : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of the millennium, the leading British industry magazine, The Bookseller, selected the ten people who had most influenced its century. Tom Maschlerd̮escribed as "the most important publisher in Britain; the most innovative, adventurous, and newsworthy"w̮as one of them. It went on to say that for nearly 20 years, "he made publishing glamorous." Over the course of his career, Maschler launched the careers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Tom Maschler; Tom Maschler; Tom Maschler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Maschler
ISBN: 0330484206 9780330484206
OCLC Number: 57355900
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 293 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one. Early days ; Rome ; Paris --
Part two. My first job in publishing ; MacGibbon & Kee ; Penguin Books ; Discovering America ; A special place ; Doris Lessing ; Arnold Wesker ; The triumvirate ; Bruce Chatwin ; Salman Rushdie ; Return to America ; John Fowles ; Critics ; Latin America ; John Lennon ; Len Deighton ; Some American writers ; Desmond Morris ; The Booker Prize ; Roald Dahl ; Publishing children's books ; The big three ; Kingsley Amis ; Short pieces on some novelists ; Jeffrey Archer ; Wildlife ; Lauren Bacall ; Swifty and Artur Rubinstein ; Some autobiographical pieces ; A house in the Luberon ; The deal ; Two painters ; Photographers ; Cookbooks ; A near thing ; The Frankfurt Book Fair ; Marriage ; Carney ; Poets ; Allen Ginsberg.
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Offers a glimpse into a world of a passionate man Tom Maschler. From the party where Norman Mailer stabbed his wife, to the porch where Ernest Hemingway shot himself, this memoir presents an account  Read more...

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