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The Farrar, Straus and Giroux list stretches back over several generations now, and forward into the future, too. We keep on publishing new work by writers born a hundred, eighty, fifty years ago, while also representing international voices who will have a real impact on the poetry of our own culture and trying to remain open to what’s new as well. It’s a hydra-headed undertaking that we try to make as various and lively as possible. I hope you’ll find something of interest in every part of the list.
—Jonathan Galassi, publisher
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Farrar, Straus and Company was founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus and John C. Farrar. In 1964 Robert Giroux's name was added to the roster and the company became Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The firm is renowned for its international list of literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children's books. Farrar, Straus and Giroux authors have won extraordinary acclaim over the years, including numerous National Book Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and twenty-two Nobel Prizes in literature. Nobel Prize-winners include Knut Hamsun, Hermann Hesse, T. S. Eliot, Pär Lagerkvist, François Mauriac, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Salvatore Quasimodo, Nelly Sachs, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Pablo Neruda, Eugenio Montale, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Czeslaw Milosz, Elias Canetti, William Golding, Wole Soyinka, Joseph Brodsky, Camilo José Cela, Nadine Gordimer, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and Mario Vargas Llosa.Back to top
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That ambition was realized in a new way with each of his books, including the book-length personal monologue _An Explanation of America_; the transformed autobiography of _History of My Heart_; the bestselling translation _The Inferno of Dante_; and, most recently, the savage, inventive _Gulf ...Back to top
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