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Richard Seaver

Barney Rosset, Richard Seaver, and William Burroughs in Midcentury Paris

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Regina Weinreich

Barney Rosset died last week at age 89, and for those who valued his contribution to upholding First Amendment rights in this country, his championing the works of artists, the event truly marks the end of an era.

Richard Seaver's Literary Bravado

Debra Ollivier | Posted 03.14.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Richard Seaver was not only largely responsible for bringing an end to literary censorship in America; he was also instrumental in shaping our modern literary sensibilities at a time when America's moral and artistic compass was vastly different from what it is today.

Richard Seaver: My Brush With a Literary Legend

Alan Elsner | Posted 03.12.2012 | Books
Alan Elsner

What would you say if you had met a person of genuine historical significance -- one who might with some justice be called a "great man," -- and were completely oblivious to the experience?