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Author/Editor: Karl Marlantes and Morgan Entrekin

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September 9, 2019 Monday, 7:00 pm

In our Author/Editor series, we focus on one of the most important and least publicly discussed relationships in the book business. Karl Marlantes and Morgan Entrekin have an especially good story to share. Join us as we listen to how Entrekin helped launch his client’s career and discuss Marlantes’s new novel, Deep River.

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  • Author Karl Marlantes

    Karl Marlantes

    Author

    Karl Marlantes

    Author

    Karl Marlantes graduated from Yale University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, before serving as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals. He is the bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War. He lives in rural Washington.

  • Morgan Entrekin

    Morgan Entrekin

    President and Publisher of Grove/Atlantic Inc.

    Morgan Entrekin

    President and Publisher of Grove/Atlantic Inc.

    After graduating from Stanford and the Radcliffe Publishing Course, Morgan Entrekin joined Delacorte Press where he worked with Kurt Vonnegut, Jayne Anne Phillips, Nick Tosches, and Richard Brautigan. In 1982 he moved to Simon & Schuster, acquiring books by Alan Furst, Richard Ford, Bret Easton Ellis, and Dr. Michael Debakey.

    He started his own imprint at Atlantic Monthly Press in 1984, publishing over 40 titles published under the Morgan Entrekin Books/Atlantic Monthly Press imprint, including books by P.J. O’Rourke, Rian Malan, Richard Preston, Ron Chernow, George Plimpton and Francisco Goldman.

    In 1991, Morgan acquired, with a group of investors, Atlantic Monthly Press. In 1993, he merged the company with Grove Press, publisher of Samuel Beckett, William Burroughs, Harold Pinter, Kenzaburo Oe and Tom Stoppard, among others. Entrekin is currently the CEO and Publisher of Grove Atlantic, Inc., which publishes 120 books a year ranging from general nonfiction, current affairs, history, biography, and narrative journalism to fiction, drama, and poetry.

    Morgan’s roster of authors include: Sherman Alexie, Mark Bowden, Robert Olen Butler, Anne Enright, Richard Flanagan, Tim Flannery, Julia Franck, Aminatta Forna, Francisco Goldman, Barry Hannah, Jim Harrison, Ivan Klima, Yan Lianke, Donna Leon, Karl Marlantes, Val McDermid, Catherine Millet, PJ O’Rourke and Will Self.

    In 2015, Morgan launched the Literary Hub, a website that features original content from over 180 partners.