Barney: Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and the Battle Against Censorship
Where: New York Public Library—Mid-Manhattan Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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With Michael Rosenthal, former Roberta and William Campbell Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.
As the head of Grove Press, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism. This illustrated lecture explores how Grove’s landmark legal victories freed publishers to print what they wanted, and traces Grove’s central role in the countercultural ferment of the sixties and early seventies.Buy tickets/get more info now