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Robert Giroux (April 8, 1914 — September 5, 2008) was an influential American book editor and publisher. Starting his editing career with Harcourt, Brace & Co., he was hired away to work for Roger W. Straus, Jr. at Farrar & Straus in 1955, where he became a partner and, eventually, its chairman. The firm was henceforth known as Farrar, Straus and Giroux, where was known by his nickname, "Bob" .

In his career stretching over five decades, he edited some of important voices in 20th century fiction including, T.S. Eliot, George Orwell and Virginia Woolf, and published the first books of Jack Kerouac, Flannery O'Connor, Jean Stafford, Bernard Malamud, William Gaddis, Susan Sontag, Larry Woiwode and Randall Jarrell and edited no fewer than seven Nobel laureates, Eliot, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Derek Walcott, Nadine Gordimer, Seamus Heaney, William Golding and Alexander Solzhenitsyn. In a 1980 profile in the New York Times Book Review, poet Donald Hall wrote, "He is the only living editor whose name is bracketed with that of Maxwell Perkins," the editor of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway..

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Total Books: 9
A Deed Of Death The Story of the Unsolved Murder of Hollywood Director William Desmond Taylor
1990 - A Deed of Death the Story of the Unsolved Murder of Hollywood Director William Desmond Taylor (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780394580753
ISBN-10: 0394580753
Genre: Nonfiction
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Robert Lowell Collected Prose
1987 - Robert Lowell Collected Prose (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780571149797
ISBN-10: 0571149790
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Collected Prose Elizabeth Bishop
1984 - Collected Prose Elizabeth Bishop (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780374126285
ISBN-10: 0374126283
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Book Known As Q A Consideration of Shakespeare's Sonnets
1983 - The Book Known As Q a Consideration of Shakespeare's Sonnets (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780394717289
ISBN-10: 0394717287
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Oeuf sans jaune
1982 - Oeuf Sans Jaune [L'] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782890310032
ISBN-10: 2890310035
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Book Known As Q
Book Known As Q (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689112607
ISBN-10: 0689112602
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Le guide de la chanson quebecoise
Le Guide De La Chanson Quebecoise [Collection Les Guides culturels Syros - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782867386701
ISBN-10: 2867386705
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Parcours De l'imprime a l'oralite
Parcours De L'imprime a L'oralite [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782890311022
ISBN-10: 2890311023
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