And yet, all this time, Nan was quietly doing something extraordinary—becoming one of the first female editors of literary fiction, and rising through the ranks at four major publishing houses before getting her own, eponymous imprint at Doubleday.
After nearly 60 years in the business, she’s now one of a small handful of living publishing pioneers, with a list of authors that includes Ian Mc Ewan, Margaret Atwood, the late Pat Conroy, and Thomas Keneally, Barry Unsworth, Louis Begley, Peter Ackroyd, Antonia Fraser, and Thomas Cahill. In an initial e-mail, she pooh-poohed the idea that she’d done anything noteworthy.
He was a candidate in the United States Republican presidential primaries in both 20.
He won the 2008 Iowa Republican caucuses and finished second in delegate count and third in both popular vote and number of states won, behind John Mc Cain and Mitt Romney.
Prior to his political career, he served as pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, from 1980 to 1986, and the Beech Street First Baptist Church in Texarkana from 1986 to 1992.
Huckabee started 24-hour television stations in both Pine Bluff and Texarkana, where he produced documentaries and hosted a program called Positive Alternatives.
One member of the committee says that, while he does not wish to call it immoral, he thinks it contains but little humor, and that of a very coarse type. The librarian and the other members of the committee entertain similar views, characterizing it as rough, coarse and inelegant, dealing with a series of experiences not elevating, the whole book being more suited to the slums that to intelligent, respectable people." Read other press items.
From a newspaper clipping: Boston Evening Transcript March 17, 1885 p. The Concord (Mass.) Public Library committee has decided to exclude Mark Twain's latest book from the library.
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He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University, completing his bachelor's degree in Religion before attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
He dropped out of the seminary after one year in order to take a job in Christian broadcasting.