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Adam Parfrey
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BornApril 12, 1957(1957-04-12)
New York City, New York, United States
DiedMay 10, 2018(2018-05-10) (aged 61)
OccupationJournalist, editor, publisher
Known forFeral House, Process Media
Spouse(s)Jodi Wille (m. 2006–2011) «start: (2006)–end+1: (2012)»"Marriage: Jodi Wille to Adam Parfrey" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Adam_Parfrey)
Parent(s)Woodrow Parfrey, Rosa Ellovich

Adam Parfrey (April 12, 1957 – May 10, 2018) was an American journalist, editor, and the publisher of Feral House books.[1] Parfrey co-founded Amok Press with Kenneth Swezey in New York in 1987.[2] Amok's first release was an English translation by Joachim Neugroschel of Joseph Goebbels's novel Michael.[3]

The partnership of Parfrey and Swezey as Amok published nine books, including You Can't Win, by Jack Black,[4] The Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror, by Mel Gordon,[5] and Boxcar Bertha, with an Intro by Kathy Acker.[6]

Parfrey died on May 10, 2018 at the age of 61.[7]

References

  1. Conklin, Ellis E. (November 23, 2010). "For Adam Parfrey, Publishing the Unabomber's Book Is All In a Day's Work". Seattle Weekly. http://archive.seattleweekly.com/2010-11-24/news/for-adam-parfrey-publishing-the-unabomber-s-book-is-all-in-a-day-s-work/. 
  2. Amok Books website indicating 1987 as founding year
  3. "Amazon.com: Michael: A Novel (9780941693004): Joseph Goebbels, Joachim Neugroschel: Books". amazon.com. https://www.amazon.com/Michael-A-Novel-Joseph-Goebbels/dp/0941693007. 
  4. "You Can't Win: The Autobiography of Jack Black: Jack Black: 9780941693073: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com. https://www.amazon.com/You-Cant-Win-Autobiography-Black/dp/0941693074/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1429406002&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=you+can%27t+win+amok+press. 
  5. "Amazon.com: Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror (9780941693080): Mel Gordon: Books". amazon.com. https://www.amazon.com/Grand-Guignol-Theatre-Fear-Terror/dp/0941693082/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1429405908&sr=1-1&keywords=the+grand+guignol+mel+gordon. 
  6. "Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography, As Told to Dr. Ben L. Reitman: Box-Car Bertha, Ben L. Reitman, Kathy Acker, Roger A. Bruns: 9780941693066: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com. https://www.amazon.com/Boxcar-Bertha-Autobiography-Told-Reitman/dp/0941693066/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1429405960&sr=1-1&keywords=boxcar+bertha+amok. 
  7. Haring, Bruce (May 11, 2018). "Adam Parfrey Dies: Feral House Publisher, Author And Editor Of Forbidden Knowledge Was 61". http://deadline.com/2018/05/adam-parfrey-dies-feral-house-publisher-author-and-editor-of-forbidden-knowledge-was-61-1202388142/. Retrieved May 11, 2018. 




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