About Alfred A. Knopf:
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. is a New York publishing house that was founded by Alfred A. Knopf Sr. in 1915. It was acquired by Random House in 1960 and is now part of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.