Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989Alternative names
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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