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Exhibiting Latin America with Regis Debray’s Revolution in the Revolution?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist The non-fiction books published by Grove Press often discussed, exposed, and debated social and  political movements and revolutions across the globe, including in Latin America. Grove gave voice to revolutionary writers, including French philosophy professor Regis Debray. Debray was arrested in Bolivia and convicted of rebellion, murder, and armed […]

Bird chirps from bawdy boxes inside the Grove

Friday, December 14th, 2012

By Jennifer Peters, Grove Press Graduate Student Assistant In the 1950s, radical publishing company Grove Press came on the scene ushering out the wholesome mindset, freshly victorious from the battlegrounds of intercontinental dysfunctional paralysis of WWII, they wooed the minds and libidos of thousands, sponsoring roaring voices treading new ground in the combustible political landscape of […]

The relationships within

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist At Barney Rosset’s memorial service earlier this year, a tribute by Nobel Prize winning Japanese author Kenzaburō Ōe was read to the attendees. Ōe described his first meeting with Rosset and the sadness he felt upon hearing of Rosset’s passing. Ōe’s tribute bookends their nearly 50 year relationship.  Archival […]

William Safire Remembered

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

 by Amber Moore, Safire Project Archivist Three years ago today, William Safire passed away in Rockville, Maryland.  In remembrance of him, below is a video broadcasted after his death in 2009. Please click here to view the video.

Cuban films…hypothetically speaking

Monday, August 20th, 2012

by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist Part of publisher Grove Press’ intention within its film division was to distribute foreign cinema to an American audience. Through Grove’s film rental program, audiences beyond the reach of the pre-existing art cinema houses of New York City gained access to experimental and cutting edge cinema. So, when Grove […]