A Sense of the Past: Editing in America I

Di Leo, Jeffrey R.
July 2013
American Book Review;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p2
The article focuses on editors, namely Maxwell Perkins and Ripley Hitchcock who transcended the editorial profession. It states that Perkin worked closely with author F. Scott Fitzgerald and published his manuscript "The Romantic Egotist" as the book "This Side of Paradise." It mentions that Hitchcock changed the sixth chapter of the book "David Harum" by Edward Noyes Wescott to first making it the best-selling book.


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