I’ve written several times about my father’s life in the book business, which shaped quite a few careers, including mine. Here’s one. Andanother. This post, for Mother’s Day weekend, is about my father’s other great passion: my mother. Eleanor Oshry Shatzkin — Elky to everybody who knew her — was the first woman to graduate from the […]
Director of “research” in a publishing house? Yes, more than 50 years ago!
Leonard Shatzkin was trained in printing. He left City College of NY a semester short of a degree in the social sciences to go to Carnegie Tech for three years to get a BS in Printing, which he received in 1941. His first job was as production manager at House Beautiful magazine when he and […]