Barney: Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and the Battle Against Censorship

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.











When: Wed., Mar. 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm
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