Max Reinhardt: A Life in Publishing by J. Adamson

Max Reinhardt: A Life in Publishing

byJ. Adamson

Hardcover | May 7, 2009

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Reinhardt owned The Bodley Head from 1957 to 1987, and smaller publishers like The Nonesuch Press and Reinhardt Books. This account of his life contains stories about his authors, among them Graham Greene, G.B. Shaw, Charlie Chaplin and his actor friends, illuminating the trajectory of British publishing in the second half of the twentieth century.

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JUDITH ADAMSON is Professor of English at Dawson College, Montreal, Canada.

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Title:Max Reinhardt: A Life in PublishingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:May 7, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545424

ISBN - 13:9780230545427

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Table of Contents

Contents
List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Prologue
From Istanbul to London on the Orient Express
Enemy Alien, Student, Spy
The Accountants and George Bernard Shaw
Nonesuch
The Bodley Head
Enter Director Graham Greene
Charlie Chaplin: The Great Coup
The Reinhardt-Greene Team
Georgette Heyer
The Bodley Head Books for Children
From Bow Street to the World's Bookshops
Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Copyright
Heady, Champagne Years
Mistakes
The Last Act
Reinhardt Books
Last Words
Index