CANCELED: A Conversation with Legendary Book Editor Bob Loomis
Join the Duke University Libraries for an informal lunchtime conversation with Bob Loomis, the legendary Random House editor and Duke alumnus (T ’49), as he discusses the lively literary culture on campus during his post-war undergraduate years.
Loomis’s fellow students included the award-winning authors William Styron, Guy Davenport, and New York Magazine founder Clay Felker. He was also a student of celebrated Duke English Professor William Blackburn.
Light lunch provided. Please register to help us estimate attendance.
More about Bob Loomis:
- "Nurturer of Authors Is Closing the Book" (New York Times)
- "An Editor and a Gentleman" (Vanity Fair)
- "Great Editors Are Not an Endangered Species" (Atlantic Monthly)
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