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Roger W Straus, III Edit Profile

photographer , book publishing executive

Roger W Straus, III, American book publishing executive, photographer.

Background

III, Roger W Straus, was born on November 13, 1943 in New York City. Son of Roger Williams and Dorothea (Leibman) S.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia College, 1967.

Career

Director sales, marketing, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York City, 1967-1975;director marketing, Harper & Row, New York City, 1976-1979;editorial director, Harper & Row, New York City, 1979-1981;associate public, Harper & Row, New York City, 1981-1982;director sales, Times Books, New York City, 1982-1984;executive editor, Avon Books, New York City, 1984-1985;managing director, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, since 1986. Director Beacon Press, Boston, The Godine Press, Boston.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: kayaking.

Connections

Married Nina Pelikan, June 4, 1965. Children: Laura, Rachel, Tamara. Married Doris Ann Borowski, March 3, 1987.

father:
Roger Williams S.

mother:
Dorothea (Leibman) S.

spouses:
Nina Pelikan

Doris Ann Borowski

children:
Laura III

Rachel III

Tamara III