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    I read this about twelve years ago when I was enamoured with Scott and Zelda and harboured ambitions myself of becoming an editor Max Perkins discovered Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Tom Wolfe, among others and was their editor and friend This is a fabulous biography of a truly admirable man and editor and a wonderful period in American letters lots of great anecdotes about Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Wolfe Last night I watched the f...


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    I am definitely one of those people who can t not finish a book, no matter how distasteful I find it to be, if it is work of fiction Nonfiction, on the other hand, I tend to find really fascinating but less engaging and I usually end up getting distracted by a new novel while attempting to read history, biography, philosophy or theory A Scott Berg s biography of Max Perkins, though, is such an insightful, lyrical, and just plain fun work that I found myself as deeply engrossed as I would be i I am definitely one of those people who can t not finish a book, no matter how distasteful I find it to be, if it is work of fiction Nonfiction, on the other hand, I tend to find really fascinating but less engaging and I usually end up getting distracted by a new novel while attempting to read history, biography, philosophy or theory A Scott Berg s biography of Max Perkins, though, is such an...


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    This biography was incredible Berg is my favorite biographer He made the life of a bookish editor interesting, and he not only taught me about Perkin s life, but about how an editor can forge an intense relationship with a writer, taking that writer s talent and focusing it and nurturing his writing so that what emerges is a great American novel Perkins did this for F Scott Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby, Thomas Wolf s You Can t Go Home Again, and many other classic American authors After This biography was incredible Berg is my favorite biographer He made the life of a bookish editor interesting, and he not only taught me about Perkin s life, but about how an editor can forge an intense relationship with a...


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    Supongoq ue a todos los lectores nos interesan este tipo de publicaciones, es imposible no sentirse atra do


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    A fascinating story that is about the authors of Max Perkins as much as it is a biography of Perkins himself I think the book would be of interest to anyone who enjoys biography, but it s also an important read for writers, editors, and students of writing and literature.As for me, the nature of biography is to cover absurd amounts of information, and this biography s nature was especially complicated due to the fact that Perkins lived through his authors and so their stories must be told to el A fascinating story that is ab...


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    Masterful Everything a literary biography should be Plenty of supported facts to provide a skeleton and just enough speculation to round out the bony frame without bloating it with wildly improbable and exploitative conjecture It came as little surprise to learn that A Scott Berg was a student of Carlos Baker It has taken me a long time to get around to learning about the man who was instrumental to the successful careers of Hemingway and Fitzgerald He is quietly fascinating and I was very Masterful Everything a literary biography should be Plenty of supported facts to provide a skeleton and just enough speculation to round out the bony frame without bloating it with wildly improbable and exploitative conjecture It came as little surprise to learn that A Scott Berg was a student of Carlos Baker It has taken me a long time to get around to learning about the man who was instrumental to the successful careers of Hemingway and Fitzgerald He is quietly fascinating and I was very moved by the story of his relationship with Thomas Wolfe Wolfe is an author that hasn t pinged my radar at all before this but I m chomping at the bit to read him now I came to this book at this time in anticipation of the movie based on this book due out this summer I m devastated now that I know about Wolfe, t...


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