“Never play cards with a man called Doc” — and other advice from Nelson Algren…

The copyright record for the novel A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren says it was copyrighted on May 18, 1956. Traditionally, the copyright date is also a book’s initial publication date. Algren’s novel might have been released sooner if not for a dispute he had with his publishing company, Doubleday. Doubleday had … Read more