Rinehart & Company
Stanley M. Rinehart
Frederick R. Rinehart
|Successor||Holt, Rinehart and Winston|
|Headquarters location||New York City|
Rinehart & Company, an American publishing company, was the successor to Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. In 1946, following the departure of John C. Farrar, the company was renamed Rinehart & Company. The brothers Stanley M. Rinehart, Jr. and Frederick R. Rinehart continued to operate the company until its merger with Henry Holt and Company and the John C. Winston Company in 1960, to form Holt, Rinehart and Winston. The Rinehart brothers were the sons of the famed mystery writer, Mary Roberts Rinehart, whose books were published by the company. Indeed, Rinehart had supported her sons by leaving Doubleday, Doran when they (with Farrar) established Farrar & Rinehart in 1929; her bestselling mysteries were a mainstay of the new imprint.
Authors and their known dates of association with Rinehart & Company.
- Hervey Allen (1948-1950)
- Charles H. Baker, Jr. (1958)
- Robert Cantwell (1947–1948) (for Nathaniel Hawthorne: The American Years (1948, 1971))
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1947-1958)
- William Lindsay Gresham (1946-1953)
- Langston Hughes (1956-1957)
- Norman Mailer (1948-1951)
- Mary Roberts Rinehart (1946-1958)
- Charles M. Schulz (1952-1960)
- Fredric Wertham (1954)
- Philip Wylie (1946-1957)
- Rinehart & Co. and the involvement of Mary Roberts Rinehart are discussed in "Mary Roberts Rinehart Is Dead; Author of Mysteries and Plays," New York Times, September 23, 1958.
- Cantwell, Robert (1948). "Nathaniel Hawthorne". Rinehart. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- "A Real Man's Life". TIME. 4 October 1948. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
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