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Open-hearted in fiction and friendship

By Dan Wakefield
April 29, 2007

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Sam Lawrence started his publishing enterprise (Seymour Lawrence Inc., founded with his wife, Merloyd ) in 1965, and a year later he wrote a fan letter to a little-known author named Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Sam had liked the style and humor of a book review Vonnegut had written for The New York Times , and he had also heard murmurings ... (Full article: 1812 words)

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