RiP Ernest Hecht
21 February 2018 @booksandpublishing
Founder and publisher of British publisher Souvenir Press Ernest Hecht has died, aged 88. As a child, Hecht arrived in England on the Kindertransport before the Second World War, as one of the first refugees from Moravia in Czechoslovakia. In 1951, he founded Souvenir Press. He published Jenny Joseph’s Warning:...