Encounters by George Braziller
My Life in Publishing

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In this memoir, legendary publisher George Braziller captures his life in a collection of candid, often humorous vignettes.  

In his memoir, Encounters, completed at age 99, George Braziller, the groundbreaking independent publisher, describes in vivid detail going to work at age 16 in Depression-Era Brooklyn, his political awakening with the Spanish Civil War, his service in World War II, and his bold adventures in publishing. He recounts his start as a shipping clerk, his founding of book clubs and then his time at the helm of his publishing house, which for 60 years has brought influential books on art, architecture, poetry, fiction and non-fiction to many readers. Encounters offers glimpses behind the scenes with artists and authors, including Picasso, Orhan Pamuk, Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe.   29 Color Illustrations, 20 B&W Photographs
 

About George Braziller

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George Braziller, an independent publisher for over 60 years, has published books by artists and authors including Matisse, Chagall, Nathalie Sarraute, Claude Simon, Janet Frame, Meyer Shapiro, Peter Handke and hundreds more. He lives in New York City.
 
Published August 1, 2015 by George Braziller Inc.. 148 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History.