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Henry Regnery

Born: 1912 in Hinsdale, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Born in Hinsdale he founded a Chicago based Publishing company, Regnery Publishing.

Biography: Henry Regnery was an author as well as the founder and former president of Henry Regnery Publishing Co. His Chicago-based firm published many of the most prominent post-World War II conservative writers, including: William F. Buckley Jr., Russell Kirk, Arthur Nock, James J. Kilpatrick, Mortimer Smith, Louis Budenz and William Henry Chamberlin.At the same time, he also was publishing many Chicago authors including George Ade, Hamlin Garland, Norma Lee Browning, Mike Royko, Bob Greene and nature writer Leonard Dubkin. Regnery Publishing books on the city included: 'Trumbull Park,' a controversial novel about an effort to integrate Chicago public housing; 'Lonely Warrior,' a biography of the founder of the Chicago Defender; and 'Vittles and Vice,' a volume that combined stories of the city's gangsters with recipes from its best restaurants.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Henry Regnery on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A few reasonable words :
ISBN: 1882926137 OCLC: 35814899

Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Wilmington, Del. : 1996.

Creative Chicago :
ISBN: 0924772247 OCLC: 28114396

Chicago Historical Bookworks, Evanston : 1993.

Memoirs of a dissident publisher
ISBN: 0895268027 OCLC: 16667809

Regnery Books, Chicago : ©1985.

Memoirs of a dissident publisher /
ISBN: 0151737525 OCLC: 4667506

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York : ©1979.

Perfect sowing :
ISBN: 1882926323 OCLC: 43164749

ISI Books, Wilmington, Del. : 1999.

  The Cliff Dwellers :
ISBN: 0924772085 OCLC: 23208911

Chicago Historical Bookworks, Evanston, Ill. : 1990.