Jean-Jacques Pauvert

French publisher

1926   -   2014

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
educated at: École alsacienne, Lycée Lakanal
occupation: publisher, writer
award received: Prix des Deux Magots

Jean-Jacques Pauvert (8 April 1926 – 27 September 2014) was a French publisher, notable for publishing the work of the Marquis de Sade in the early 1950s and as the first publisher of the Story of O (1954) and the first edition of Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylone (1959). Pauvert was born in Paris. In addition to his other publications, he published the first French edition of the Civil disobedience of Henry David Thoreau in 1968. He died, aged 88, in Toulon.
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