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Jack Kahane (1887 - 1939)


Jack Kahane (1887-1939) was a Manchester-born writer and publisher who founded the Obelisk Press.

He was the father of Maurice Girodias, who created the Olympia Press. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Kahane [Aug 2005]

Father of Maurice Girodias [...]

Maurice Girodias founded the Olympia Press in Paris in 1953. His father Jack Kahane had published such luminaries as Henry Miller, Anais Nin, James Joyce, Frank Harris and Lawrence Durrell under his own Obelisk imprint in the 1930's. --http://www.evergreenreview.com/101/articles/mgirodias.html, accessed Feb 2004

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