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According to this post from GalleyCat: The great publisher Barney Rosset has passed away. Rosset bought Grove Press in the 1950s, championing the work of countless writers, including: Henry Miller, Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, Malcolm X, Pablo Neruda, Kenzaburo Oe, Kathy Acker, and David Mamet. Make the jump to read Rosset’s account of his first [...]
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The man who published all those dirty books... and turned down "Lord of the Rings" because he "couldn’t understand a word."

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Barney Rosset, of Grove Press and Evergreen Review, dead now at 89. Besides publishing [Samuel] Beckett, he brought early exposure to European writers like Eugène Ionesco and Jean Genet and gave intellectual ammunition to the New Le...

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On the fourth floor of Barney Rosset’s 4th Avenue apartment, a mural, 12 feet high and 22 feet long, stands as the Everygreen Review and Grove Press publisher’s final pièce de résistance. In an conversation with The New Republic’s A...

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The great publisher of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review has died. He was 89. Rosset was an amazing man. And though a lot of the writers he championed are out of favor right now—Henry Miller, Kathy Acker—the fact is that if he ne...

Barney Rosset Has Died

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The great publisher Barney Rosset has passed away. Rosset bought Grove Press in the 1950s, championing the work of countless writers, including: Henry Miller, Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, Malcolm X, Pablo Neruda, Kenzaburo Oe, Kath...

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