Oscar Dystel, paperbacks pioneer who published 'Catcher in the Rye,' 'Jaws,' dies in NY at 101

  • by: HILLEL ITALIE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 28, 2014 - 5:26 PM

NEW YORK — Oscar Dystel, a leader of the paperbacks market who transformed Bantam Books into a prolific powerhouse that released best-selling editions of "The Catcher in the Rye," ''Jaws," Ragtime" and many others, died Wednesday at age 101.

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