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The LaFarge Agency offers publishing-rights management for a select list of authors, literary estates, and cultural institutions. Working from Boston and New York, alongside co-agents and attorneys in Hollywood, London, and beyond, we license print & e-book, film/tv, audio, translation, and other rights to publishing partners around the world. We specialize in biography, history, memoir, essays and reportage—in areas including art and design, business, music, science, sports, travel, and urbanism. READ MORE

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Cork Wars

July 15th, 2018

In 1940, with German U-boats blockading all commerce across the Atlantic Ocean, a fireball at the Crown Cork and Seal factory lit the sky over Baltimore. The newspapers said that you could see its glow as far north as Philadelphia and as far south as Annapolis. Rumors of Nazi sabotage led to an FBI investigation…

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