Alan Kaufman

 

Alan Kaufman’s acclaimed memoir JEW BOY was the last book published by the legendary team of Barney Rosset and Fred Jordan, who issued it in paperback and hardcover respectively.  It has since appeared in other languages. Kaufman also co-edited with Rosset The Outlaw Bible of American Literature (Basic Books/Perseus),which received a  front cover review in the New York Times Sunday Book Review.  Kaufman’s other books include Matches, a novel (Little Brown), Drunken Angel, a memoir (Viva Editions/Cleis Press), The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Basic Books), The Outlaw Bible of American Art (Last Gasp Books), The Outlaw Bible of American Essays (Basic Books) and The New Generation (Anchor/Doubleday). JEW BOY was recently reissued by Cornell University Press and is being made into a feature film by Plug Ugly Films.