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Alfred A. Knopf Jr.

Edward AlbeeJames Merrill
Alfred A. Knopf Jr. left his parents' company in 1959 and co-founded Atheneum Publishers with Simon Michael Bessie and Hiram Haydn. Atheneum published such writers as Theodore H. White, Daniel Boorstein, Reynolds Price, James Merrill and Edward Albee. Gary Settle / The New York Times
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