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Roger Straus

Age: 87

publisher who headed Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, one of the most respected publishing houses in the industry. The company remained the last of the independents until 1994, when Straus sold it to a German media company. The company published the works of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Flannery O'Connor, and Susan Sontag.

Died: New York City, May 25, 2004

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