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The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura P. Claridge
A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy by Deborah McDonald

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Blanche Knopf, née Wolf (1894-1966), was president of the publishing firm Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. which she co-founded in 1915 with her husband. She introduced Americans to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance; hard-boiled detective fiction by Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, and Raymond Chandler; and literary authors like Willa Cather, Elizabeth Bowen, Muriel Spark' and French authors Albert Camus, André Gide, and Simone de Beauvoir.
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