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Knopf also produced a quarterly, The Borzoi Quarterly, for the purpose of promoting new books.
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Numerous American and British publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, Alfred A. Knopf and Penguin Books, also have Canadian divisions.
Polyribosomes ( or polysomes ) also known as ergosomes are a cluster of ribosomes, bound to a mRNA molecule, first discovered and characterized by Jonathan Warner, Paul Knopf, and Alex Rich in 1963.
Knopf also published many American authors, including Conrad Aiken, James Baldwin, James M. Cain, Theodore Dreiser, Shirley Ann Grau, Dashiell Hammett, Langston Hughes, Vachel Lindsay, H. L.
Knopf also lamented the " shockingly bad taste " that he felt characterizes much modern fiction, and warned of the danger of a " legal backlash " against pornography, a possible revival of censorship.
Reeves also wrote a well received novel, Popo, ( Knopf ) about a poet who leaves a life of material wealth to move to Greeenwich Village in New York City, to pursue his poetry, and also wrote The 99 Critical Shots in Pool to explain both Euclid and Sir Isaac Newtons ' geometric proofs.
* The Book on the Bookshelf by Henry Petroski ( New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999 ) also discusses the shelving of books in some detail.
He is also the author of The Beginnings of National Politics: An Interpretive History of the Continental Congress ( Alfred Knopf, 1979 ), James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic ( revised edition, Addison, Wesley, Longman, 2001 ), and Declaring Rights: A Brief History with Documents ( Bedford Books, 1997 ).
Lee has also published a collection of essays on biography and autobiography, Body Parts: Essays on Life-Writing ( 2005 ), and a biography of Edith Wharton, published to mixed reviews in 2007 by Chatto & Windus and Knopf.
His contacts also included Houghton Mifflin, Alfred A. Knopf, Little Brown and Company, and Random House.
In 1923 Knopf also started publishing periodicals, beginning with The American Mercury, founded by H. L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan, which it published through 1934.
At least 17 Nobel Prize and 47 Pulitzer Prize winning authors have been published by Knopf, though they have also passed at times on subsequently notable books.
" Fall on Your Knees was published by Knopf Canada in 1996 and won the Commonwealth Writers Prize, was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and was also a part of Oprah Winfrey's book club in 2002.
He also co-edited The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities for Knopf Books for Young Readers with David Levithan.
* 1969: The Third Theatre ( Knopf ) – " a collection of pieces written between 1957 and 1968 ... that deal not only with theatre but also with literature, culture, and the movies " ( from the Preface ).
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King produced an artist's book with designer Barbara Kruger in 1988, My Pretty Pony, published in a limited edition of 250 by the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, later released in a general trade edition by Alfred A. Knopf in 1989.
* Anchor Books, produced quality paperbacks for bookstores ; named for the anchor that ( along with a dolphin ) forms Doubleday's colophon ; now part of the Knopf Publishing Group's Vintage Anchor unit
The Glass Slipper ( 1955 ) is a musical film adaptation of Cinderella, made by MGM, directed by Charles Walters and produced by Edwin H. Knopf from a screenplay by Helen Deutsch.
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Critic Robert van Gelder called it " perhaps the most sentimental story that ever has achieved the dignity of a Borzoi imprint of publisher Knopf imprint.
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Immediately following his election, Urban began preaching intemperately to the cardinals ( some of whom < ref > Barbara W. Tuchman, A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14 < sup > th </ sup > Century, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1978, pp 330 – 331 </ ref > thought the delirium of power had made Urban mad and unfit for rule ), insisting that the business of the Curia should be carried on without gratuities and gifts, forbidding the cardinals to accept annuities from rulers and other lay persons, condemning the luxury of their lives and retinues, and the multiplication of benefices and bishoprics in their hands.
Celebrated traditional Southern chef and author Edna Lewis wrote a series of books between 1972 and 2003, including A Taste of Country Cooking ( Alfred A. Knopf, 1976 ) where she weaves stories of her childhood in Freetown, Virginia into her recipes for " real Southern food ".
In 1949, Knopf published his The State of Europe, a 408-page country-by-country survey of Europe that drew on these experiences and that argued " both the American and the Russian policies are mistaken "; he advocated more " social reform " for Western Europe and more " political liberty " for Eastern Europe.
Originally the camp was named after the hill Ettersberg but it was later renamed to Buchenwald ( German for beech forest ).< ref > As Vladimir Nabokov in Pnin ( New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004 ) puts it, " in the beautifully wooded Grosser Ettersburg, as the region is resoundingly called.
Arguing that the trend towards centralization of Canadian publishing in Toronto has led to a monopolistic control of the Giller Prize by Bertelsmann and its authors, Henighan wrote, " Year after year the vast majority of the books shortlisted for the Giller came from the triumvirate of publishers owned by the Bertelsmann Group: Knopf Canada, Doubleday Canada and Random House Canada.
* Leo Deuel-Testaments Of Time: The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records ( New York: Knopf, 1965 ).
On its release, the literary establishment widely condemned the novel as overly violent and misogynistic ; though many petitions to ban the book saw Ellis dropped by Simon & Schuster, the resounding controversy made it a paperback bestseller for Alfred A. Knopf later that year.
Due to increasing differences with the publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, Sr., he served in that role for only a brief time, but Mencken wrote that Hazlitt was the " only competent critic of the arts that I have heard of who was at the same time a competent economist, of practical as well as theoretical training ," adding that he " is one of the few economists in human history who could really write.
Book publishers Alfred A. Knopf, the Folio Society and O ' Reilly Media are notable for their substantial colophons.
Other novels about the university include Geese in the Forum ( Knopf, 1940 ) by Lawrence Edward Watkin, a professor of English who went on to become a screenwriter for Disney ( the college faculty were the titular geese ); The Hero ( Julian Messner, 1949 ), by Millard Lampell, filmed as Saturday's Hero, starring Donna Reed and John Derek ( Columbia Studios, 1951 ), about a football player who struggles to balance athletics, academics and a social life ; and A Sound of Voices Dying by Glenn Scott ( E. P.
Ginger worked in New York for the next six years, first in advertising and then as an editor at the book publishers Alfred Knopf and Henry Holt, but neither his success in these endeavors, his remarriage in 1956, nor the publication of two notably readable works of history ( Altgeld's America and Six Days or Forever?
Carleton S. Coon, a 20th century craniofacial anthropometrist, used the technique for his The Origin of Races ( New York: Knopf, 1962 ).
Kristof's books, all co-authored with his wife Sheryl WuDunn, include China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power ( 1994 ), Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia and Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide ( Knopf, September 2009 ).
His father Samuel Knopf was an advertising executive and financial consultant, his mother was Ida Japhe, and his brother Edwin H. Knopf, who worked for Alfred briefly, then became a film director and producer.
After visiting Galsworthy in England, Knopf gave up his plans for a law career, and upon his return went into publishing.
Knopf retained complete editorial control for five years, and then gave up only his right to veto other editors ' manuscript selections.
Knopf had little enthusiasm for most of the changes that took place in the publishing industry during his lifetime.
" And though twelve Knopf authors had won Nobel Prizes, Knopf acknowledged that " some Nobel Prize books aren't very good ," calling Doctor Zhivago, for example, " incredibly tedious ...