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This is a fluently written, quite fascinating behind-the-scenes story of a storied publisher.Published 7 months ago by Johnny Action
HOTHOUSE, by Boris Kachka.
I wasn't sure if I'd like this book, an account of the history of one of the most prestigious publishing houses in America, Farrar, Strauss &... Read more
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I would highly suggest this to anyone in the business of publishing, editing, or writing. Read more
The long story of this publishing house, focusing mostly on Straus, the colorful womanizer and savvy publisher who kept the place going for so long. Read morePublished 12 months ago by D. Hage
Good book if you are interested in writing and/or working in the publishing industry. Nicely written, even if you are a fiction reader.Published 19 months ago by babyalice
Who would think that the books we read and such back room tales to tale? That is the case with this non-fiction story of one of the great American publishing houses in the days... Read morePublished 20 months ago by G. Poole
Impulsive Roger Straus and intellectual Robert Giroux built Farrar, Straus, and Giroux from scratch, cementing the company’s reputation for nurturing critically acclaimed artists... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Readerly
Interesting account of one of the finest houses to exist in NY publishing. I particularly enjoyed the biography of the firm's most ebullient, charismatic member, Roger Straus. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amazon Customer