Andre Schiffrin dies at 78; book publisher founded New Press

André Schiffrin died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer. In Schiffrin's nearly three decades at Pantheon Books, he worked with writers Jean-Paul Sartre, Marguerite Duras and Gunter Grass.When André Schiffrin ¿ who died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer at age 78 ¿ was fired in 1990 as editor in chief of Pantheon Books, it was regarded as a loud shot in the war between commercialism and quality in American publishing. There were protests, op-ed pieces; in response, Schiffrin¿s bosses pointed out that Pantheon had lost $3 million in his last year at the helm. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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