Meeting ‘an old and valued author’

  • Robert Giroux
Part of the Interviews and Recollections book series (IR)


One spring day in 1947, while I was working at my desk through lunchtime, the receptionist rang my phone. For seven years I had been an editor at Harcourt, Brace and Company — located at that time at Madison Avenue and Forty-sixth Street, opposite the old Ritz Carlton — and I had just been named editor-in-chief.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993

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  • Robert Giroux

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