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Author: Tom Maschler
Publisher: London : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   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 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Tom Maschler.
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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 of Thomas Pynchon, Joseph Heller, Gabriel Garci;a Mrquez, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan, Martin Amis, and Bruce Chatwin, among others. From the party where Norman Mailer stabbed his wife to the porch where Ernest Hemingway shot himself, this frank and fascinating memoir affords a rare glimpse into the golden days of British publishing. An extraordinary literary memoir by one great publishers of the 20th century.

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