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Name  James Atlas
Role  Publisher

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Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Nominations  National Book Award for Biography and Autobiography
Books  Bellow: A Biography, My Life in the Middle Ages : A, Del Schwartz: The Life o, Battle of the Books: The Curri, The great pretender

Education  Harvard University (1971)

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James Atlas (born 1949), Evanston, Illinois the president of Atlas & Company, publishers, and founding editor of the Penguin Lives Series. A Harvard graduate, Rhodes Scholar, and onetime contributor to The New Yorker, he was an editor at The New York Times Magazine for many years. He has edited volumes of poetry and has written several novels and two biographies. In 2002, he started Atlas Books, which at one time published two series in conjunction with HarperCollins and W.W. Norton. In 2007, the company was renamed Atlas & Company, to coincide with the launch of its new list. Atlas's work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, The London Review of Books, Vanity Fair, Harper's, New York Magazine, and Huffington Post.

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Works

  • Ten American Poets: An Anthology of Poems, Cheadle: Carcanet Press, 1973
  • Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet, New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1977 (nominated for the National Book Award)
  • Bellow: A Biography, New York: Random House and London: Faber, 2000 (He is also the editor of Saul Bellow's collection of novels in Library of America)
  • My Life in the Middle Ages: A Survivor's Tale, New York: HarperCollins, 2005 (An adaptation of a series of articles he did for The New Yorker, and The Great Pretender, a semi-autobiographical novel about coming of age in the 1960s. He is a longtime board member of the Harvard Advocate, which has previously published his work.
  • How They See Us: Meditations on America. Atlas. 2009. ISBN 978-1-934633-10-6. , (editor) regarding some global views of America.
  • References

    James Atlas Wikipedia


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