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Louis D. Rubin Jr., 89, Founder Of Algonquin Books
"He wrote three novels himself, which drew on his own upbringing as a Jew in the South ... But in a life of prolific production - he wrote or edited more than 30 books - his greatest contribution was as a cultural historian and critic who became ... 'perhaps the person most responsible for the emergence of Southern literature as a field of scholarly inquiry'." The New York Times 11/22/13
Posted November 22, 2013 12:56 AM

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