Richard Seaver, President of Arcade Publishing, has translated some forty books from the French. (June 2001)


On Jérôme Lindon, 1926–2001

He was tall, thin, with a hairline that had so receded that only two white, barely discernible tufts remained above his prominent ears. His dark, flashing eyes fixed on you as if you were the only person in the universe, and his nervous energy, even in the forty-ninth year of …