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Michael Korda

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Michael Korda (born 8 October 1933) is an English-born writer and novelist who was editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City. [1]

60 relations: Alexander Korda, Another Life: A Memoir of Other People, Ariel Durant, Ballantine Books, Barnes & Noble, Belgian Congo, British people, Burt Glinn, Chris Korda, Church of Euthanasia, Clay Felker, Colin Turnbull, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Emeritus, Glamour (magazine), Graham Greene, Harold Robbins, Harper (publisher), Harper Perennial, HarperCollins, Hodder & Stoughton, Hungarian Revolution of 1956, Hungary, Institut Le Rosey, Irving Wallace, Jacqueline Susann, Jews, London, Magdalen College, Oxford, Manuscript, Marcel Pagnol, Mbuti people, Merle Oberon, New York (magazine), New York City, Prostate cancer, Pygmy peoples, Queenie (miniseries), Random House, Richard Nixon, Richard Rhodes, Robert E. Lee, Roman à clef, Ronald Reagan, Royal Air Force, Sidney Kingsley, Simon & Schuster, Slush pile, T. E. Lawrence, The Fifth Horseman (novel), ..., The Forest People, The Love Machine (novel), The New York Times, The Open Mind (TV series), The Story of Civilization, University of Oxford, Vincent Korda, Will Durant, William L. Shirer, Zoltan Korda. Expand index (10 more) »

Alexander Korda

Sir Alexander Korda (born Sándor László Kellner, 16 September 1893 – 23 January 1956), BFI Screenonline.

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Another Life: A Memoir of Other People

Another Life: A Memoir of Other People is an autobiography written by Simon & Schuster publisher Michael Korda and published in the United States in 1999.

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Ariel Durant

Ariel Durant (10 May 1898 – 25 October 1981) was a Russian-born American researcher and writer and the coauthor of The Story of Civilization with her husband Will Durant.

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Ballantine Books

Ballantine Books is a major book publisher located in the United States, founded in 1952 by Ian Ballantine with his wife, Betty Ballantine.

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Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States, and a retailer of content, digital media, and educational products.

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Belgian Congo

The Belgian Congo (Congo Belge,; Belgisch-Congo) was a Belgian colony in Central Africa between 1908 and 1960 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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British people

The British people, or the Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies.

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Burt Glinn

Burton Samuel Glinn (July 23, 1925 – April 9, 2008) was an American professional photographer who worked with Magnum Photos.

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Chris Korda

Chris Korda (born 1962) is a US antinatalist activist, techno musician and software developer, and leader of the Church of Euthanasia.

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Church of Euthanasia

The Church of Euthanasia (also known as CoE) is a religious organization founded by Reverend Chris Korda and Pastor Kim (Robert Kimberk) in the Boston, Massachusetts area of the United States of America in 1992.

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Clay Felker

Clay Schuette Felker (October 2, 1925 – July 1, 2008) was an American magazine editor and journalist who founded New York Magazine in 1968.

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Colin Turnbull

Colin Macmillan Turnbull (November 23, 1924 – July 28, 1994) was a British-American anthropologist who came to public attention with the popular books The Forest People (on the Mbuti Pygmies of Zaire) and The Mountain People (on the Ik people of Uganda), and one of the first anthropologists to work in the field of ethnomusicology.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.

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Glamour (magazine)

Glamour is a women's magazine published by Condé Nast Publications.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins (May 21, 1916 – October 14, 1997) was an American author of popular novels.

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Harper (publisher)

Harper is an American publishing house, currently the flagship imprint of global publisher HarperCollins.

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Harper Perennial

Harper Perennial is a paperback imprint of the publishing house HarperCollins Publishers.

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HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton is a British publishing house, now an imprint of Hachette.

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Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956, or Hungarian Uprising of 1956 (1956-os forradalom or 1956-os felkelés), was a nationwide revolt against the Marxist-Leninist government of the Hungarian People's Republic and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956.

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Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Institut Le Rosey

Institut Le Rosey, commonly referred to as Le Rosey or simply Rosey, is a boarding school in Rolle, Switzerland.

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Irving Wallace

Irving Wallace (March 19, 1916 – June 29, 1990) was an American best-selling author and screenwriter.

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Jacqueline Susann

Jacqueline Susann (August 20, 1918 – September 21, 1974) was an American writer and actress.

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Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.

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A manuscript (abbreviated MS for singular and MSS for plural) was, traditionally, any document written by hand -- or, once practical typewriters became available, typewritten -- as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some indirect or automated way.

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Marcel Pagnol

Marcel Pagnol (28 February 1895 – 18 April 1974) was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker.

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Mbuti people

Mbuti or Bambuti are one of several indigenous pygmy groups in the Congo region of Africa.

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Merle Oberon

Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson, 19 February 191123 November 1979) was an Anglo-Indian actress.

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New York (magazine)

New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.

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Pygmy peoples

In anthropology, pygmy peoples are ethnic groups whose average height is unusually short.

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Queenie (miniseries)

Queenie was a 1987 ABC miniseries based on the eponymous novel by Michael Korda.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.

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Richard Rhodes

Richard Lee Rhodes (born July 4, 1937) is an American historian, journalist and author of both fiction and non-fiction (which he prefers to call "verity"), including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986), and most recently, Energy: A Human History (2018).

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Robert E. Lee

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army.

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Roman à clef

Roman à clef (anglicised as), French for novel with a key, is a novel about real life, overlaid with a façade of fiction.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Sidney Kingsley

Sidney Kingsley (22 October 1906 – 20 March 1995) was an American dramatist.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.

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Slush pile

In publishing, the slush pile is the set of unsolicited query letters or manuscripts sent either directly to the publisher or literary agent by authors, or to the publisher by an agent not known to the publisher.

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T. E. Lawrence

Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer.

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The Fifth Horseman (novel)

The Fifth Horseman is a 1980 techno-thriller novel written by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.

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The Forest People

The Forest People (1961) is Colin Turnbull's ethnographic study of the Mbuti pygmies of the then-Belgian Congo (later Zaire and now Democratic Republic of Congo).

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The Love Machine (novel)

The Love Machine is the second novel by Jacqueline Susann, the follow-up to her enormously successful Valley of the Dolls (1966).

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Open Mind (TV series)

The Open Mind is a nationally broadcast public affairs interview program, the longest-running in the history of American public television.

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The Story of Civilization

The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Vincent Korda

Vincent Korda (22 June 1897 – 4 January 1979) was a Hungarian-born art director, later settling in Britain.

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Will Durant

William James "Will" Durant (November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher.

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William L. Shirer

William Lawrence Shirer (February 23, 1904 – December 28, 1993) was an American journalist and war correspondent.

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Zoltan Korda

Zoltan Korda (June 3, 1895 – October 13, 1961) was a Hungarian-born motion picture screenwriter, director and producer.

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