Ginzburg was editor and publisher of the magazine Eros, and publisher of the 1962 edition of "The housewife's handbook on selective promiscuity" by Rey Anthony [pseud.]
From the description of Letter to Nathan Pusey, 1963? (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 561862864
Ralph Ginzburg (1929-2006) was a journalist, publisher, and editor who began his career at the "Washington Times-Herald", 1949-1951. He wrote free lance articles and also worked as an editor for "Esquire", 1956-1958; "Eros", 1962-1963; and "Fact" 1964. He was sued for libel by Barry Goldwater in 1964. In another case he was sentenced to five years in prison for obscenity, a sentence which he appealed up to the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing First Amendment rights in 1965. He collected numerous letters from high profile persons like Alan Tate, Norman Mailer, and Melvin Belli by soliciting "self-obituaries". He published four books: "An Unhurried View of Erotica" (1956), "100 Years of Lynching" (1961), "Eros on Trial" (1964), and "Castrated: My Eight Months in Prison" (1973).
From the description of Ralph Ginzburg papers, 1953-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 123983702
Ginzburg was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1956.
From the description of Memorabilia, 1966-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502727
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