Alan Riding at the Library
8 November 2010
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12 November 2010

A life in books


photo credit: Pieter van Hattem

photo credit: Pieter van Hattem

If you’re interested in what a great book editor sounds like and thinks about in 2010, you could not do better than reading this long interview with Jonathan Galassi, the president and publisher of Farrar Straus Giroux and the leading editor of his generation. For thoughtfulness, realism, experience, humor, love of craft, and enthusiasm – and publishing success– he has few equals, and his interviewer, Jofie-Ferrari Adler for Poets & Writers, brings it all out over five screens.

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