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Horace Liveright

Gilmer, Walker
New York: David Lewis, 1970
First edition, with dust jacket


Walker Gilmer, in this remarkable book, details the rise and decline of Horace Liveright, the publisher who is the single most important influence on American publishing.  Horace Liveright was the original publisher of the Modern Library, and he published Theodore Dreiser, Sherwood Anderson, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Hart Crane, E. E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot and Eugene O'Neill, as well as scores of other writers.dust jacket


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