The poems and a new biography of James Laughlin tells of his public success as a publisher and his private disappointments.
Censors thought it dirty and rebellious, but what makes Ulysses radical is its dramatization of the unending conflict between good and evil.
There is no avoiding the inherently alienating consequences of trying to earn a living through the production of words.
The only mystery about The Black-Eyed Blonde is when publishing derivative works became original.
For decades, first at Pantheon and then at the New Press, he was a lion of progressive publishing.