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Speaking freely : my life in publishing and human rights / Robert L. Bernstein with Doug Merlino.

Bernstein, Robert L., 1923- author. (Author). Merlino, Doug, author. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781620971710
  • ISBN: 1620971712
  • Physical Description: xvi, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2016.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Youth -- Office boy in waiting -- At Random -- On top, suddenly -- Politics and publishing -- The Russians -- The birth of Helsinki Watch -- From RCA to Newhouse -- Finding our footing: human rights, 1980-85 -- The Soviet Union implodes: human rights, 1985-90 -- Random House in the 1980s: the Newhouse years -- China -- A new organization, a new approach -- The future of human rights.
Summary, etc.: "What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his twenty-five year run as president of Random House, before he brought the dissidents Liu Binyan, Jacobo Timerman, Natan Sharansky, and Vaclav Havel to worldwide attention in his role as the father of modern human rights,"--NoveList.
Subject: Bernstein, Robert L., 1923-
Random House (Firm) > History.
Human Rights Watch (Organization) > History.
Publishers and publishing > United States > Biography.
Human rights workers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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