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Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro

[Download] ➾ Hothouse ➹ Boris Kachka – Yhgw.pro A national bestseller Hothouse is a “wonderful” New York Review of Books “valuable” The New Yorker cultural history “a ripping read about the eminent publishing house Farrar Straus Giroux”A national bestseller Hothouse is a “wonderful” New York Review of Books “valuable” The New Yorker cultural history “a ripping read about the eminent publishing house Farrar Straus Giroux” The Boston GlobeFarrar Straus Giroux is arguably the most influential publishing house of the modern era Home to an unrivaled twenty five Nobel Prize winners and generation defining authors like Tom Wolfe Joan Didion Philip Roth and Jonathan Franzen it’s a cultural institution whose importance approaches that of The New York Times But FSG is no ivory tower—and its untold story is as engrossing as many of the great novels it has published Boris Kac.

hothouse mobile Hothouse MOBIHka reveals the era and the city that built FSG through the stories of two men founder owner Roger Straus the black sheep of his German Jewish family and the reticent closeted editor Robert Giroux who rose from working class New Jersey to discover the novelists and poets who helped define American culture Giroux became one of TS Eliot’s best friends and played caretaker to manic depressive geniuses like Robert Lowell John Berryman and Jack Kerouac Straus the showman made Susan Sontag a star kept Edmund Wilson out of prison and turned Isaac Bashevis Singer into a Nobelist After giving us a fresh perspective on the postwar authors we thought we kne.


Hka reveals the era and the city that built FSG through the stories of two men founder owner Roger Straus the black sheep of his German Jewish family and the reticent closeted editor Robert Giroux who rose from working class New Jersey to discover the novelists and poets who helped define American culture Giroux became one of TS Eliot’s best friends and played caretaker to manic depressive geniuses like Robert Lowell John Berryman and Jack Kerouac Straus the showman made Susan Sontag a star kept Edmund Wilson out of prison and turned Isaac Bashevis Singer into a Nobelist After giving us a fresh perspective on the postwar authors we thought we kne.

Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro

Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro

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  1. Marjorie Marjorie says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIIn spring 1968 I looked for a summer job at a publishing house in New York City I was an English majorI found a job at Farrar Straus and Giroux While the summer confirmed that the NYC publishing world was not for me it was nonetheless an amazing experience to s


  2. Bill Bill says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIExcellent history of the publishing firm Farrar Strauss Giroux Along with Knopf they are the two American publishing houses most synonymous with publishing good books whether fiction or non fiction I have very rarely been let down in reading any book with their imprint on itFSG were home to an unrivaled 25 Nobel Literature prize winners uite an achievement Their list of authors is a virtual who's who of great writersAll in all it's a very entertaining and interesting book What goes on behind the scenes is really very intriguingHighly recommended for those who line reading books about the book industry as I do


  3. Nooilforpacifists Nooilforpacifists says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIAnd then this happened; then that happened She slept with him; he then slept with that other guy Later this book sold; this didn't; this other one went to a different publisher Plus the company changed its name again Yawn Relentlessly chronological; incredibly boring I made it less than half way through before confining it to


  4. Veronica Veronica says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIInterested in publishing? Want an insiders take on one of the grandest American publishing houses? Looking for a gossipy rag to read on a sunny beach? Then look no further than Boris Kachka’s Hothouse The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art and America’s Most Celebrated Publishing House Farrar Straus Giroux Though the extraordinarily long subtitle is somewhat off putting the breezy glib narrative sets the perfect tone for a sunny afternoon of wandering attention alcoholic digressions and juicy gossip Kachka likes to turn a good phrase as the title indicates and he tries hard and freuently to do so throughout this tour of the personalitie


  5. Hank Stuever Hank Stuever says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIDishy well reported well organized But you have to come to it with a ready made interest in the behind the scenes world of New York book publishing before during and well after the Mad Men years I find publishing fascinating having been published; outside of Manhattan I'm not sure you could convince anyone that they need to read this Still though it was a satisfying read


  6. Gary Landry Gary Landry says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIFrom start to finish Hothouse is a fun engaging almost mesmerizing read This book is part history part Toto pulling back the curtain on the inner workings of an esteemed publishing house part The Devil Wears Prada grafted onto the New York publishing scene and part New Orleans style jazz funeral for that once independent house of legends and lovers of the written word With the corporatization and hyper commercialization of the New York publishers that began in earnest a uarter of a century or so ago and the attendant insipid primacy of the bottom line that has since so woefully cast its dark shadow on what was once a precious harbor of hope for aspiring authors we may never again see the kind of nurturing of serious talent that was o


  7. Mark Mark says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBICatnip for book lovers And Mad Men of the publishing world yes certainly but I as I note below I think the Mad Men had considerably reticence than this randy group A remarkable story both a review of the life and times of Roger Straus and a history of his publishing house Kachka relates in clear and entertaining prose the rise and struggles of FSG covering the story from the beginning right up through the books published last fall The sale to Holzbrink is discussed along the with steady rise of Jonathan Galassi Lots of gossip lots of dirty stories intrigue failure success and so on News to me was the critical role played by FSG in the support and publication of mid century Italian literature The relationship with Levi—and Einaudi—paid enormous dividends Italians tumbled like pagliacci into Farrar Straus’s catalogs Dino Buzzati Cesare Pavese Romualdo Romano and most c


  8. Paul Paul says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIEnh I mean it's well done It's exhaustively researched though this is like saying it uses a lot of verbs or prepositions or punctuation marks The problem is a publishing house doesn't really have the through story that a biography fo


  9. Patti Patti says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIThis is one of my first book reviews for my Booktube channel Ismellbooks My web address is for any brave souls who want to check it out I am not doing much promotion as my editing needs work and I still feel a bit awkward in front of the camerabut I feel comfortable telling all my bookish friends because I believe you guys can look past all that If any of you all have a channel please let me know I'd love to take a look Also for any Booktopians interested Susan Gregg Gil also has a Booktube channel called A Book a Bott


  10. First Second Books First Second Books says:

    Kindle Boris Kachka · Kindle Hothouse PDF/EPUB í · yhgw.pro hothouse mobile, Hothouse MOBIYou guys it turns out that FSG’s publishing history is totally crazy How crazy?You can’t get fifty pages of this book which is I should be clear a nonfiction account of FSG’s publishing history without running into government agents spying on the Nazis disguised as literary scoutsI think we can all agree that that’s crazy


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