Sunday, March 06, 2011

Media Matters: Andre Schiffrin, Publisher of The New Press

Andre Schiffrin
Media Matters with Bob McChesney

Andre Schiffrin has been a leading figure in the book publishing world for nearly 50 years. As head of Pantheon books Andre Schiffrin edited titles by Jean-Paul Sartre, Studs Terkel, Art Spiegelman, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault. In 1990 he resigned and set up the non-profit publishing house The New Press. Schiffrin has also written several of his own books, including A Political Education (Melville House), in which he examines socialist ideas in postwar America.

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