In the Web of Ideas

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Simon and Schuster, May 11, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
Charles Scribner, Jr.’s thoughts and essays on publishing, his fascinating career, and the love of ideas. A must-read for anyone interested in the history of publishing.
 

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Contents

Preface
The Allure of Great Books
The Secret of Being Ernest and the Secret of Keeping Ernest
Appreciating the English Language
The Heuristic Power of Writing
Books and the Life of the Mind
Proustian Remembrances
Afterthoughts

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Charles Scribner, Jr. was the son of Charles Scribner III and the longtime head of the Charles Scribner's Sons book publishing company. He succeeded his father in 1952 as chief of the family publishing house, which had been founded by his great-grandfather in 1846. Charles Scribner, Jr. oversaw its operations until 1984. He was Ernest Hemingway's personal editor and publisher in the last portion of Hemingway's career. He is the author of In the Company of Writers and In the Web of Ideas.

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