The Resource Avid reader : a life, Robert Gottlieb, (electronic resource)

Avid reader : a life, Robert Gottlieb, (electronic resource)

Label
Avid reader : a life
Title
Avid reader
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gottlieb
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his time. After editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf a dozen years later, he was the editor in chief, having discovered and edited Catch-22 and The American Way of Death, among other bestsellers. At Knopf, Gottlieb edited an astonishing list of authors, including Toni Morrison, John Cheever, Doris Lessing, John le Carré, Michael Crichton, Lauren Bacall, Katharine Graham, Robert Caro, Nora Ephron, and Bill Clinton--not to mention Bruno Bettelheim and Miss Piggy. In Avid reader, Gottlieb writes with wit and candor about succeeding William Shawn as the editor of The New Yorker, and the challenges and satisfactions of running America's preeminent magazine. Sixty years after joining Simon and Schuster, Gottlieb is still at it--editing, anthologizing, and, to his surprise, writing. But this account of a life founded upon reading is about more than the arc of a singular career--one that also includes a lifelong involvement with the world of dance. It's about transcendent friendships and collaborations, "elective affinities" and family, psychoanalysis and Bakelite purses, the alchemical relationship between writer and editor, the glory days of publishing, and--always--the sheer exhilaration of work
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gottlieb, Robert
Dewey number
  • 070.5/1092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN149.9.G68
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gottlieb, Robert
  • Book editors
  • Periodical editors
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Publishers and publishing
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Label
Avid reader : a life, Robert Gottlieb, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 53 min., 53 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524721725
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e3a1959c-637c-4888-9841-9817f5746413
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)958960287
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Avid reader : a life, Robert Gottlieb, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 53 min., 53 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524721725
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e3a1959c-637c-4888-9841-9817f5746413
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)958960287
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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