Grove Press

The man who introduced to America two of the early 20th century's most sexually explicit, ground-breaking books was a Jewish poet, pirate and a pornographer.
Today, at five the doors of the Great Hall at Cooper Union will open, and there will be a memorial service for Barney Rosset, the legendary publisher of Evergreen Review and Grove Press.
Upon his recent death, I realized I had matriculated in the Barney Rosset School of Literature. Publishers played a unique role for the '60s. They set the curriculum for a generation of curious and avaricious readers such as myself.
Our society will continue to benefit profoundly from Richard Seaver's independent spirit -- this is, after all, the man who published Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer.
Stone assembled a game cast to play the characters who've wrought destruction upon the world in these past seven years. Except for two or three, they are bland and vague versions of the real.