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Publisher Roger Straus Dies at 87

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Publisher Roger Straus Dies at 87

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Publisher Roger Straus Dies at 87

Publisher Roger Straus Dies at 87

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Roger Straus, co-founder of the publishing house Farrar, Straus & Giroux, has died at 87. Straus played a prominent role in six decades at the publishing house, which he considered to be a last vestige of the age of great independent publishers. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and author Tom Wolfe.