Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989

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Dates:
Birth 1903-02-13
Death 1989-09-04
Belgians
French

Biographical notes:

Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short stories. He is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret. William Jovanovich was an American publisher and president of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, responsible for supporting and publishing a number of important 20th century writers including Eudora Welty, Mary McCarthy, and Umberto Eco.

From the guide to the Georges Simenon correspondence with William Jovanovich, 1963-1983, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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  • Publishers and publishing--New York (State)
  • Authors, European--20th century

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