An editor does not add to a book. At best he serves as a handmaiden to an author.
Family tree: Perkins is the grandson of William M. Evarts, secretary of state.
Maxwell Perkins personal relations:
Erskine Caldwell (deceased) - editor
Archibald Cox (deceased) - nephew
William M. Evarts (deceased) - grandson
Perry King - grandson
Ring Lardner (deceased) - editor
Alan Paton (deceased) - editor
Maxwell Perkins past relationships:
Charles Scribner's Sons - editor
F. Scott Fitzgerald (deceased) - editor
Ernest Hemingway (deceased) - editor
Edmund Wilson (deceased) - editor
Thomas Wolfe (deceased) - editor
Muckety news stories featuring Maxwell Perkins
Maxwell Perkins was one of America's great literary editors, launching the careers of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe and Ernest Hemingway.
September 24, 2010