Clifton Fadiman (1902-1999) was a noted intellectual, author, and radio personality. 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...
Fadiman worked for Simon & Schuster for ten years, ending as its chief editor. He was book editor for The New Yorker from 1933 until 1943, and in 1944 became a judge for the Book of the Month Club. Jean-François Millet Le Semeur (The Sower) Simon & Schuster logo, circa 1961. ... The New Yorkers first cover, which is reprinted each year on the magazines anniversary. ...
Books by Clifton Fadiman:
Party of One (1955, author)
Fantasia Mathematica (1958, ed.)
Lifetime Reading Plan (1960, co-author)
The World Treasury of Children's Literature (1984, ed.)
The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes (1985, ed.)
From 1938 until 1952, Fadiman hosted the radioquiz showInformation, Please! Quiz Show is a 1994 film which tells the true story of a quiz show scandal of the 1950s. ... Information, Please! was a radio quiz show which aired from 1938 to 1952. ...
One notable quote: "When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before."
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