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    • A Life
    • By: Robert Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Robert Gottlieb
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon & Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf a dozen years later, he was the editor in chief, having discovered and edited Catch-22 and The American Way of Death, among other best sellers. At Knopf, Gottlieb edited an astonishing list of authors, including Toni Morrison, John Cheever, Doris Lessing, and John le Carré - not to mention Bruno Bettelheim and Miss Piggy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Lifetime of Reading and Editing

    • By Steve M on 12-06-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Thalia Book Club: Catch 22 - 50th Anniversary with Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb, and Mike Nichols

    • By: Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb, Mike Nichols, and others
    • Narrated by: Lesley Stahl
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    An evening of readings and discussion: Heller's friends and colleagues including Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb and Mike Nichols, revisit his classic black comedy set at the end of WWII, one of the most important books about patriotism, honor, the absurdities of war and beauracracy of the twentieth century. The conversation is led by Lesley Stahl. An excerpt is performed by Scott Shepherd (Gatz). "The rock and roll of novels...There's no book like it." (Norman Mailer)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT a version of the audio book but its great!

    • By Anonymous User on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The New Yorker (Nov. 6, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Nick Paumgarten, Robert Gottlieb, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "Hearts and Brains" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Fresh Prince" by Nick Paumgarten; "A Lost Child" by Robert Gottlieb; "Down the River" by John Updike; and "In Your Face" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95