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Kurt Wolff (3 March 1887 – 21 October 1963) was a German publisher, editor, writer and journalist.

Wolff was born in Bonn, Rhenish Prussia. Together with Ernst Rowohlt he began to work in publishing in Leipzig in 1908. He was the first to promote and publish the authors Franz Kafka and Franz Werfel. Wolff's close contact to other writers in Prague and the support for unknown, but talented writers, helped him develop Kafka's friends, Max Brod and Felix Weltsch who were more well known in Berlin and Germany. In 1929, Wolff published the photography book Face of our Time by August Sander. In 1941 Wolff and his wife Helen left Germany and with the assistance of Varian Fry immigrated to New York City. Later in Munich, Florence, and the United States, Wolff tried to develop different publishing houses. In the U.S., he and wife Helen founded Pantheon Books in 1942, which became famous. He died in Marbach.

The Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize is named in honor of him and his wife.

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Total Books: 12
Autores libros aventuras / Authors books adventures
2010 - Autores Libros Aventuras / Authors Books Adventures [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788492649365
ISBN-10: 8492649364
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Lonely Planet Yosemite National Park
2003 - Lonely Planet Yosemite National Park [Lonely Planet National Park Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781741041170
ISBN-10: 1741041171
Genre: Travel
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California
2003 - California [Lonely Planet] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781864503319
ISBN-10: 1864503319
Genre: Travel
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Rough Guide to Country 100 Essential CDs
2000 - Rough Guide to Country 100 Essential Cds [Rough Guide 100 Esntl CD Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781858286020
ISBN-10: 1858286026
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Rough Guide Country Music
2000 - The Rough Guide Country Music [Rough Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781858285344
ISBN-10: 1858285348
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Kurt Wolff  A Portrait in Essays and Letters
1991 - Kurt Wolff a Portrait in Essays and Letters (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780226905518
ISBN-10: 0226905519
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Biological Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Aging
Biological Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Aging (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780837190570
ISBN-10: 0837190576
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Briefwechsel eines Verlegers 1911-1963
Briefwechsel Eines Verlegers 1911-1963 [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783596222483
ISBN-10: 3596222486
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Ein Maulbeerbaum fur die Ubersicht Erzahlungen u Kurzgeschichten  Texte uber Gott ud Welt
Ein Maulbeerbaum Fur Die Ubersicht Erzahlungen U Kurzgeschichten Texte Uber Gott Ud Welt [German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783788706180
ISBN-10: 378870618X
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