Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Great Regulars: Barney Rosset was a publisher,

not an author, and struggled for decades to write the story of his brave and wild life. But few over the past 60 years had so profound an impact on the way we read today.

The fiery and publisher Rosset, who introduced the country to countless political and avant-garde writers and risked prison and financial ruin to release such underground classics as "Tropic of Cancer" and "Lady Chatterley's Lover," has died.

from Hillel Italie: Associated Press: First Amendment crusader Barney Rosset dies


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