Remembering Jack Kahane, publisher of literary classics and soft porn
The fascinating life of a provocative Mancunian
Dear Millers — 82 years ago today, a great Mancunian died in Paris. His name was Jack Kahane — a publisher whose colourful life and even more colourful literary output deserve to be discussed and remembered. Today we have a brilliant long read doing just that, penned by longtime Miller and first-time writer Ryan S. Gumley.
Today’s newsletter also has the latest Greater Manchester Covid-19 data for hospitals and vaccinations, which was updated yesterday.
A quick correction: When we make a mistake in our reporting, our policy is to put a note at the bottom of the story and also to mention it in a future newsletter, so that readers see it. Here’s a correction we posted under last week’s story about Harpurhey:
Correction (made on Saturday, August 28th): The original version of this story quoted Labour MP for Manchester Blackley Graham Stringer saying in 2004 that Harpurhey was “a suburb on its way up”. In fact, that language was the BBC’s characterisation of what Stringer said. The MP’s o…