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Barney Rosset: Publisher broke down barriers for American readers

In a remembrance, Book Critic David L. Ulin calls Barney Rosset, former head of Grove Press, "the most important American publisher of the 20th century."
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Barney Rosset, the passionate publisher of Grove Press and an ardent defender of free speech, died Tuesday after a double-heart-valve replacement. He was 89. During his long career, Rosset published and fought censorship battles ove...

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Today, at five the doors of the Great Hall at Cooper Union will open, and there will be a memorial service for Barney Rosset, the legendary publisher of Evergreen Review and Grove Press.

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If you grew up interested in literature—and a world bigger than the one into which you were born—you owe a debt o Barney Rosset. Rosset, who ran the Grove Press for 35 years, died on February 21 at age 89, thus ending the career of ...


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