Nathan, Paul S.

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NATHAN, Paul S. American, b. 1913. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Translations. Career: Post-Enquirer, Oakland, CA, reporter, 1929-36; Paramount Pictures, NYC, assistant play editor, 1937-48; Publishers Weekly, NYC, contributing editor of "Rights and Permissions" (now "Rights") column, 1946-98; Will, Folsom & Smith, New York, in hospital public relations and fund-raising, 1948-61; National Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation, New York and Atlanta, GA, science editor, 1963-73; U.S. scout for foreign publishers, 1971-81; U.S. liaison for Jerusalem International Book Fair, 1976-77; Publishing News, London, New York correspondent, 1998-. Publications: (co-trans) Gorky, Maxim, The Lower Depths and Other Plays, 1945; (co-trans) Gorky, Maxim, Soviet Scene: Six Plays of Russian Life, 1946; Texas Collects: Fine Art, Furniture, Windmills, and Whimseys, 1988; (comp., with C. Neiman) View: Parade of the Avant-Garde: An Anthology of View Magazine (1940-1947), 1991; Protocol for Murder (novel), 1994; No Good Deed: A Bert Swain Mystery (novel), 1995; Count Your Enemies (novel), 1997. Author of plays, including Ricochet. Contributor of fiction, reviews, and articles to periodicals.