Gollancz, Livia (7 of 7) National Life Story Collection: Fawcett Collection
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Gollancz, Livia 1920-2018 (speaker, female)
Abrams, Rebecca (speaker, female)
Part 7: Experience of working at Gollancz continued. Being the boss's daughter; doing layouts; apprenticeships. Nature of the firm in the Fifties: number of employees, location of office, number of books and scope of publishing. How she took to editorial work; her authors; relations with other employees. [19:30] What changes she made at Gollancz; attitudes to female employees; what she feels about feminist publishing companies/the role of the agent/the current fashion for conglomerates.
Life story interview with the musician and publisher Livia Gollancz (1920-2018)