Barney Rosset

Barney Rosset is the former owner of Grove Press, and publisher and editor-in-chief of the now online edition of Evergreen Review. He led a successful legal battle to publish the uncensored version of D. H. Lawrence s novel Lady Chatterley s Lover, and later was the American publisher of Henry Miller s controversial novel Tropic of Cancer. The right to publish and distribute Miller s novel in the United States was affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1964, in a landmark ruling...See more