Thursday, September 11, 2008
Thanks to Robert Giroux!
Thanks to the legendary publisher, Robert Giroux, we all got to enjoy brilliant literature.
The Times features a wonderful story on the literary giant.
A bit says:
"I was eating a sandwich at my desk when our receptionist called. “Mr. Salinger is here,” she said, “and he wants to meet you.” I said: “Mr. Salinger? What’s his first name?” And she said, “Jerome, his name is Jerome.” I said, “Send him in.”
In he came. He was very tall, dark-haired, had a horse face. He was melancholy looking. It’s the truth — the first person I thought of when I saw him was Hamlet."
Read all here.
graph per ny times