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Claridge, Laura P.

Summary: "Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm. A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, Blanche...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNOPF, BLANCHE CLA

Pustz, Matthew

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 PUS

Wiegand, Wayne A.

Summary: "Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that many are registered borrowers. Although library authorities have argued that the public library functions primarily as a civic institution necessary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 WIE

Quindlen, Anna.

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author Anna Quindlen uses the mastery of the medium in which she works to send an utterly compelling message as she explores the importance of books in her life and their vital role in society. THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT is a groundbreaking series where America's finest writers and most brilliant minds tackle today's most provocative,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Pub. Group 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Quindlen, Anna Quindlen

Cott, Jonathan

Summary: "An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. Polymath and master interviewer Jonathan Cott first interviewed Maurice Sendak in 1976 for Rolling Stone, just at the time when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SENDAK, MAURICE COT

Miller, John E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.52 Miller

Beam, Alex.

Summary: Explores the Great Books mania, in an entertaining and strangely poignant portrait of American popular culture on the threshold of the television age.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 BEA