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Famous Authors' Rejection Letters Surface

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Famous Authors' Rejection Letters Surface

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Famous Authors' Rejection Letters Surface

Famous Authors' Rejection Letters Surface

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Jack Kerouac, George Orwell and Sylvia Plath are just a few of the authors whose books were turned down by the Alfred A. Knopf publishing house. Researchers going through the Knopf archives have come across their rejection letters, as well as a few others.

Liane Hansen speaks to Richard Oram at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, where the archives are held.

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