Richard Seaver

Richard Seaver
Jeannette Seaver

Richard Seaver was an editor, publisher, and translator who became legendary for championing unconventional writers in the face of censorship and cultural prudishness. He was the editor in chief of Grove Press in the 1960s, started his own imprint at Viking in 1971, and served as publisher of Holt, Rinehart & Winston until he founded Arcade Publishing in 1988, which he ran with his wife, Jeannette, until his death in 2009.


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The Tender Hour of Twilight

Richard Seaver; Edited by Jeannette Seaver; Introduction by James Salter
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

From Beckett to Burroughs, The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, an iconic literary troublemaker tells the colorful stories behind the...


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